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  • labour market — ➔ market1 * * *    The market for jobs workers searching for work and employers offering work. * * * labour market UK US UK (US labor market) noun [C] ECONOMICS, HR ► the supply of people in a particular country or area who are able and willing… …   Financial and business terms

  • market — Usually refers to the equity market. The market went down today means that the value of the stock market dropped that day. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * ▪ I. market mar‧ket 1 [ˈmɑːkt ǁ ˈmɑːr ] noun 1. [countable] COMMERCE the activity of… …   Financial and business terms

  • labour — labour1 W1S3 n BrE labor AmE ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(work)¦ 2¦(workers)¦ 3¦(baby)¦ 4 a labour of love 5 somebody s labours ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1.) ¦(WORK)¦[U] work, especially physical work ▪ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Labour economics — seeks to understand the functioning of the market and dynamics for labour. Labour markets function through the interaction of workers and employers. Labour economics looks at the suppliers of labour services (workers), the demanders of labour… …   Wikipedia

  • Labour power — (in German: Arbeitskraft , or labour force) is a crucial concept used by Karl Marx in his critique of capitalist political economy. He regarded labour power as the most important of the productive forces. Under capitalism, according to Marx, the… …   Wikipedia

  • Labour market flexibility — refers to the speed with which labour markets adapt to fluctuations and changes in society, the economy or production.DefinitionIn the past, the most common definition of labour market flexibility was the neo liberal definition. This entailed the …   Wikipedia

  • Labour law — concerns the inequality of bargaining power between employers and workers. Labour law (also called labor law or employment law) is the body of laws, administrative rulings, and precedents which address the legal rights of, and restrictions on,… …   Wikipedia

  • labour market — UK US noun [countable] [singular labour market plural labour markets] economics the number of people who are available to work, considered together with all the available jobs There’s been a fall in the number of young peo …   Useful english dictionary

  • Market Investigations Ltd v Minister for Social Security — Court Court of Appeal Citation(s) [1969] 2 QB 173 Keywords Contract of employment Market Investigations Ltd v Minister for Social Security [1969] 2 QB 173 is a UK labour law case concerning the scope of protection for people to employment rights …   Wikipedia

  • Market Hall (ward) — Market Hall was a ward of the County Borough of Birmingham. It covered an area of central Birmingham, including at times the districts of Lee Bank, Edgbaston around Carpenters Rd and Welington Rd and the western part of Balsall Heath. Contents 1… …   Wikipedia

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