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craft union

n.
A labor union limited in membership to workers engaged in the same craft.

craft union

n
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) a labour organization membership of which is restricted to workers in a specified trade or craft. Compare industrial union

craft′ un`ion


n.
a labor union of people in the same craft.
[1920–25]
craft′ un`ionist, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.craft union - a labor union whose membership is restricted to workers in a particular craft
labor union, trade union, trades union, union, brotherhood - an organization of employees formed to bargain with the employer; "you have to join the union in order to get a job"
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craft union

nHandwerkergewerkschaft f
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