Madoff and Dreier are the yin and yang of white-collar captivity.
white-collar corruption returns—and this time, the suspect wears jewels.
By the early 20th century, white-collar work was more common—and more regimented.
“It puts pressure on the white-collar worker rather than on the blue-collar worker,” he said.
In its 85-year history, none of its consultants, until now, have been publicly linked to any sort of white-collar crime.
I couldn't have been a lawyer or a clerk or a white-collar worker.
It was an office building for clerks and timekeepers and other white-collar workers.
But the white-collar ranks were teeming, overflowing, supersaturated.
The girl emerging from high school and looking for work is usually on the lookout for what in a boy we call a "white-collar job."
He regarded it as a device of the exploiting classes to teach submission to their white-collar slaves.
A descriptive term for office workers, who use a minimum of physical exertion, as opposed to blue-collar laborers. Managerial, clerical, and sales jobs are common white-collar occupations.
Conventional; bourgeois; plastic, square: Some of the sequences are Middle American. Evans calls them white bready/ two normal white bread all-American boys/ He taught them to give up the safe, white-bread types
[1980s+; fr the marketing fact that most Americans prefer soft, factory-baked white bread]