Definition of "labor-market" []

  • The supply of unemployed labor considered with reference to the demand for it. (noun)
  • The market in which employers look and compete for workers and in which workers look and compete for employment (noun)

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Use "labor-market" in a sentence
  • "This is patent, else the scab would not loom so large on the labor-market horizon."
  • "The latest labor-market snapshot, out Friday, gave cause for continued, if tepid, optimism."
  • ""We want to raise a clamor in the streets of Spain against the labor-market reforms," said Ignacio Fernández Toxo, the head of Spain's largest union, in a news conference Saturday, although he stopped short of calling for a general strike."
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