Translation of blue-collar in Spanish:


obrero, adj.

Pronunciation /ˌbluˈkɑlər/ /ˌbluːˈkɒlə/

See Spanish definition of obrero


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    (union) obrero
    (job) manual
    blue-collar workers los obreros
    • There have also been large numbers of blue-collar workers in service and garment industries.
    • Give the country boy, blue-collar worker, farmer in Tennessee a voice he can relate to.
    • Both work and family did indeed emerge among the blue-collar workers' core values.
    • Unemployment among blue-collar workers rose when heavy industry shifted its production focus.
    • Virtually every industry has reported layoffs of both white- and blue-collar workers.
    • Obviously, this applies not only to blue-collar factory workers, but to people who work in offices or the service sector.
    • The Tokyo economy grew so fast in the 1980s that the city faced a shortage of blue-collar workers.
    • His dad was the average blue-collar worker, a Pittsburgh trademark.
    • She is equally comfortable dealing with blue-collar workers and elite patrons.
    • Sauer's study is noteworthy because of its emphasis on blue-collar workers at risk.
    • My Dad is a retired blue-collar worker, having once been a bus driver in Glasgow, and later a button pusher at the local power station.
    • It depicts a blue-collar worker, but it's afraid to show the work she'd actually do.
    • He decries the shortage of blue-collar workers which, in his opinion, this allowance will make worse not better.
    • The blue-collar workers in the boroughs aren't allowed to touch stop signs or any street signage.
    • Technically they belong to the cops, but city blue-collar workers have access to them as needed.
    • He treats everyone, be they blue-collar workers or heads of state, with the same respect.
    • The daughter of a blue-collar factory worker, Anne grew up on a council estate in Bracknell.
    • Many manufacturing companies said that they had stepped up hiring of both blue-collar and white-collar workers.