Meaning of “sweated labour” in the English Dictionary


"sweated labour" in Business English

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sweated labournoun [ U ]

uk us UK disapproving US sweat labor WORKPLACE, SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

people who work for long hours and very low pay in an unhealthy situation:

An increasing number of consumers today want to know that the products they buy were not produced by developing-world sweated labour.

(Definition of “sweated labour” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)