labor union


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labor union

n.
An organization of workers formed for the purpose of serving the members' interests with respect to wages and working conditions.

la′bor un`ion


n.
an organization of wage earners or salaried employees for mutual aid and protection and for dealing collectively with employers; trade union.
[1865–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.labor union - an organization of employees formed to bargain with the employerlabor union - an organization of employees formed to bargain with the employer; "you have to join the union in order to get a job"
organization, organisation - a group of people who work together
industrial union, vertical union - a labor union that admits all workers in a given industry irrespective of their craft
craft union - a labor union whose membership is restricted to workers in a particular craft
company union - a union of workers for a single company; a union not affiliated with a larger union
labor movement, trade union movement, labor - an organized attempt by workers to improve their status by united action (particularly via labor unions) or the leaders of this movement
I.W.W., Industrial Workers of the World, IWW - a former international labor union and radical labor movement in the United States; founded in Chicago in 1905 and dedicated to the overthrow of capitalism; its membership declined after World War I
Translations
odbory
fagforening
ammattiyhdistys
sindikat
労働組合
노동조합
fackförening
สหภาพแรงงาน
công đoàn

labor union

(Am) nsindacato

labor union

نِقَابَةُ عُمَّال odbory fagforening Gewerkschaft συνδικάτο sindicato ammattiyhdistys syndicat sindikat sindacato 労働組合 노동조합 vakbond fagforening związek zawodowy sindicato профсоюз fackförening สหภาพแรงงาน sendika công đoàn 工会
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