Laborers (Unskilled) Law and Legal Definition

According to 41 CFR 61-250.2 [Title 41 -- Public Contracts and Property Management; Subtitle B -- Other Provisions Relating to Public Contracts; Chapter 61 -- Office of the Assistant Secretary for Veterans' Employment and Training Service, Department of Labor; Part 61-250 -- Annual Report From Federal Contractors], laborers (unskilled) means workers in manual occupations which generally require no special training to perform elementary duties that may be learned in a few days and require the application of little or no independent judgment. Includes: garage laborers, car washers and greasers, gardeners (except farm) and grounds keepers, stevedores, wood choppers, laborers performing lifting, digging, mixing, loading and pulling operations, and kindred workers.