Redmond, Wash.--Microsoft Corp. and eLabor.com Inc.
, which develops work force management Internet technologies, have entered an extensive marketing deal. Camarillo, Calif.-based eLabor's hosted applications will be made available through Microsoft bCentral, the company's small-business portal. The deal is a significant victory for eLabor, which is vying with many competitors in the work force management software marketplace. Microsoft bCentral is among the Web's most recognized small-business destinations.