industrial union


Also found in: Thesaurus, Legal, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

industrial union

n.
A labor union to which all the workers of a particular industry can belong regardless of their occupation or trade.

industrial union

n
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) a labour organization in which all workers in a given industry are eligible for membership. Compare craft union
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.industrial union - a labor union that admits all workers in a given industry irrespective of their craftindustrial union - a labor union that admits all workers in a given industry irrespective of their 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"
Teamsters Union - an industrial union of truck drivers and chauffeurs and warehouse workers
United Mine Workers, United Mine Workers of America - an industrial union of mine workers in North America
References in periodicals archive ?
In an industrial union, all workers, irrespective of the geography of a country and regardless of skill or trade, become members of a single union, giving it strength in voice and numbers.
On the other hand, UA Zensen is a heterogeneous industrial union, with variation in the prevalence of company towns.
These are Jouko Polonen, CEO, Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company; Risto Murto, CEO, Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company; and Timo Korpijarvi, investment manager, The Finnish Industrial Union. Also, the chairman of Kojamo's board of directors, will serve as the nomination board's expert member.
Brought back into print for a new generation of appreciative readers by Pathfinder Press, "Teamster Bureaucracy" is the last of four books by Farrell Dobbs on the 1930s strikes, organizing drives, and political campaigns that transformed the Teamsters union in Minnesota and much of the Midwest into a fighting industrial union movement.
Yet, the 850,000-member United Steelworkers Union, the largest industrial union, said: 'The steel and aluminum sectors have been under attack by predatory trade practices.
Recently, workers who are members of Germany's IG Metall, Europe's largest industrial union, won a 28-hour working week and a sizeable wage increase.
Representatives of the largest industrial union in Germany will be visiting Bulgaria next year to explore investment opportunities and launch new projects.
On their parts, top officials at Zain Group, Kuwait Industrial Union (KIU), and the Commercial Real Estate company -- Bader Al-Kharafi, Hussein Al-Kharafi, and Abdulfattah Marafi respectively -- stressed the importance of attracting foreign investments to Kuwait, saying that it will immensely contribute to the country's future development plans.
The carmaker and Germany's industrial union said on Friday that almost 120,000 workers would get a 2.8% pay hike in September and then another 2% in August 2017.
Initially, the language, however, differed from that of industrial union contracts, CDUs placed greater emphasis on merit than industrial unions, thus allowing greater management control by leaving more room for interpretation.
sought to organise workers on an industrial basis, meaning that all workers in the same industry were to belong to the same industrial union, without regard to the tools they used in production or their gender, ethnicity or skin colour.

Full browser ?