"Labor" Defined


Continued operation; work.

The labor and skill of one man is frequently used in a partnership and valued as equal to the capital of another.

When business has been done for another and suit is brought to recover a just reward, there is generally contained in the declaration, a count for work and labor.

Where penitentiaries exist, persons who have committed crimes are sometimes condemned to be imprisoned therein at labor.

A term often used to broadly include labor union organizations, especially when referenced in a political context. For example: The candidate is supported by labor, and; The housing bill is opposed by farmers, contractors and labor.

Most interpretations of marxist socialism consider labor - the effort of workers - as the fundamental economic element of society.



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