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Open Labor law
Labor law

legislation dealing with human beings in their capacity as workers or wage earners. The Industrial Revolution, by introducing the machine and factory

Open Labor Union
Labor Union

association of workers for the purpose of improving their economic status and working conditions through collective bargaining with employers.

Labour Party

British political party, one of the two dominant parties in Great Britain since World War I. The Labour party was founded in 1900 after several

Open Labrador

Area in northeastern Canada, part of the province of Newfoundland , lying between Ungava Bay on the northwest, the Atlantic Ocean on the east, and the

L'Académie française

( L'Académie française ), learned society of France. It is one of the five societies of the Institut de France . The origins of the academy were in a

Lacan, Jacques (1901 - 1981)

Jacques Lacan (1901-1981) was a French psychiatrist and psychoanalyst who had a deep influence on philosophy, literary theory, and anthropology. One

Open lace

patterned openwork fabric made by plaiting, knotting, looping, or twisting. The finest lace is made from linen thread. Handmade laces include


solution of film-forming materials, natural or synthetic, usually applied as an ornamental or protective coating. Quick-drying synthetic lacquers are

Open Lacrosse

( ləkrôs' ), ball and goal game usually played outdoors by two teams of 10 players each on a field 60 to 70 yd (54.86 to 64.01 m) wide by 110 yd

Lactose Intolerance

Lactose intolerance is the inability of a person to digest lactose, the predominant sugar in dairy products. It affects people by causing