Blue-Collar Workers Law and Legal Definition

Blue-Collar Workers are those workers in private and public sector employment who engage in manual labor or the skilled trades. A blue-collar worker can be a member of the working class who normally performs manual labor and earns an hourly wage. Usually, a blue collar worker earns a lower pay.

A blue-collar worker may be skilled or unskilled person and may be working in the field of manufacturing, mining, building and construction trades, mechanical work, maintenance, repair and operations maintenance or technical installations in contrast to office and professional personnel.