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Labour or Labor may refer to the physiological process leading to childbirth. It may also refer to:



  • Employment, the relationship of paid work between employer and employee
  • Bonded labour, system of non-free labour where a person must work to pay off a debt
  • Child labour, employment of children under the age permissible for work as determined by law or custom
  • Manual labour, physical work done by people
  • Unfree labour, work relations in which people are employed against their will
  • Wage labour, delivery of services by person for payment
  • Labour economics, the functioning and dynamics of the markets for labour
  • Labor demand, the people of a country or other geographic entity actively employed or the totality of the people who can work
  • Labour movement, the development of a collective organisation of working people
  • Workforce or Labor pool, the people working in a company, industry, nation or other group
  • Labor relations, the study of the relationship between management and workers
  • Labour union or trade union, an association of wage-earners meant to maintain or improve conditions of employment

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