work force work force

Definition(s):

  • (n) the force of workers available

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Although the computers they built quickly fell behind technologically, the work force at Robotron was as skilled as any in the West.
  2. This month, in a work force of 65 million, the number of unemployed is 3,000,000.
  3. They are blaming an overstaffed work force for bringing down profits.

News

  1. Layoffs Hit Sesame Workshop

    The non-profit producer of "Sesame Street" pink slips 10 percent of its work force. read more        
    on June 26, 2013     Source: The Hollywood Reporter

  2. Bishop discusses immigration reform with Times/Review staff

    Immigration reform and its anticipated effect on the local agricultural work force was among the many topics discussed during a Times/Review editorial board meeting with Congressman Tim Bishop (D-Southampton) Monday morning. “Currently the [immigration] system, from almost every vantage point, is broken on Eastern Long Island,” Mr. Bishop said. “It has to do with access [...]
    on June 25, 2013     Source: The Suffolk Times

  3. Nano Tech Valley: Housing the new work force

    MALTA — Almost half of GlobalFoundries’ 2,150-person work force is new to the area.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: The Saratogian

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