labour force

GC: n

S: ILO – (last access: 21.11.2013); (last access: 10 October 2015).

N: 1. The labour force comprises all those who work for gain, whether as employees, employers, or as self-employed, and it includes the unemployed who are seeking work.
2. labour force (UK); labor force (US).
3. In a general sense, these terms are considered synonyms at Human Resources Development Canada.

S: 1. EncBrit – (last access: 21.11.2013). 2. CD – (last access: 28.11.2013).

SYN: labor force, active population, working population, work force, workforce, manpower.

S: TERMIUM PLUS (last access: 21.11.2013)