shit, bricklayer, operative, foot soldier, farm hand, day laborer, knave, plugger, jackfruit, squat, fag, construction hand, doodly-squat, mercenary, diddlysquat, workingman, wage slave, labourer, slogger, gob, seafarer, hardhat, unskilled worker, slavey, helot, workman, miner, old salt, robot, diddly-shit, joiner, working girl, toiler, jak, workwoman, plasterer, beast of burden, stevedore, seasonal laborer, surveyor, lackey, drudge, blue-collar worker, jackstones, mason, manual laborer, diddly-squat, hired man, dogsbody, thrall, automaton, etc ranch hand, workingwoman, street cleaner, jackass, grub, grubber, diddlyshit, roustabout, builder, jack, pick-and-shovel man, work, drudger, learner, roofer, hack, diddley, transient worker, galley slave, villein, diddly, drone, sea dog, grunt, etc apprentice, mariner, ditch-digger, instrument, roust-about, tiler, seaman, tar
assistant (part of speech: noun)
attorney, patsy, abettor, helpmate, henchman, aide-de-camp, proxy, hireling, backer, associate, acolyte, underling, follower, extra, ancillary, accessory, benefactor, auxiliary, attendant, accomplice, helper, adjunct, agent, functionary, servant, deputy, aide, junior, aider, stooge, minion, partner, subordinate, lieutenant, flunky, assistant, chaperone, menial, second, employee
servant (part of speech: noun)
- Does the laborer cease to be worthy of his hire when he enters the editorial room or the pulpit? - "From the Easy Chair, series 3", George William Curtis.
- Our people, I mean the New Lights, can be made to hate a merchant like snakes- because if he does get on well with his business, and makes a little fortune, we can call him a Rag Baron, a Ruffle Shirt, a Scrub Aristocrat,- and that's equal to sending him to the deserts of Arabia: and if he fails, as the greater part of the poor devils do, we can get up a still worse cry against him for turning the humble and honest laborer out of employment, grinding the faces of the poor, depriving the widow and the orphan of their bread, and coining the sweat of the Bone and Sinew's brow to feed Usurers, Brokers, and Shavers. - "Quodlibet", John P. Kennedy.
- Labor- cost to the laborer would take the form of labor- pain or labor- time. - "The Value of Money", Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr..