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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"
Translations

craft union

nHandwerkergewerkschaft f
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The Vice-Minister also met with Samir Majouli, President of the Tunisian Industry, Trade and Craft Union, who discussed the strengthening of economic relations between Lithuania and Tunisia.
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To understand what New York public school teacher unionists and their leaders believed and how they acted in the 1960s it is important to consider three core principles that shaped their behavior and beliefs from the founding of the UFT through the community control struggles: 1) the UFT's embrace of its identity as a traditional craft union focused on improving the wages and working conditions of its members; 2) a rigid and sectarian anti-communist and narrowly social democratic politics and ideology, shaped by an embrace of the ideas and beliefs of Max Shachtman; and 3) a fervent commitment to notions of teacher professionalism.
A craft union is characterized by the possession of cherished traditions in the way things are done, a circumstance which is not conducive to flexibility and competitiveness in the acceptance of innovations.
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This leads him to ignore or slight, among other things, the importance of the boycott, new forms of craft union organization, and the more limited goals of unionists.