The act of doing work
activity, toil, operation; see work 2.
Work to be done
task, employment, undertaking; see job 2.
Exertion required in work
effort, exertion, energy, industry, diligence, strain, stress, pull, push, drudgery, travail; see also effort 1, exercise 1.
The body of workers
laborers, employees, wage earners, workers, workingmen, operatives, proletariat, blue-collar workers, work force, labor force, working people, employee(s); see also labor union, worker.
Antonyms employer*, capitalist, businessperson.
parturition, giving birth, contractions, labor pains; see birth 1.
work, toil, strive; see work 1.
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