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Organized Labor


a form of labor-management negotiation in which management opens with a generous offer that is subject to little or no bargaining.
a member of a political party or other group allied with the interests of labor.
the beliefs of bands of early 19th-century English workmen that attempted to prevent the use of labor-saving machinery by destroying it. Also Ludditism.Luddite, n.
the practices and policies of a labor union. — unionist, n., adj.
a system of permanent voluntary boards in English industries in which both management and workers settle matters of wages, hours, etc.
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Noun1.organized labor - employees who are represented by a labor union
labor, labour, proletariat, working class - a social class comprising those who do manual labor or work for wages; "there is a shortage of skilled labor in this field"
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These two defeats had been very disastrous to organized labor. The whole Water Front Federation, along with its allies in the structural trades, had backed up the teamsters, and all had smashed down ingloriously.
These associations were practically middle- class affairs, and now, compelled by hard times and crashing markets, and aided by the great captains of industry, they gave organized labor an awful and decisive defeat.
(appeals for assistance, for sanctions from the organized labor groups, requests for square news deals to the editors of newspapers, protests against the high-handed treatment of revolutionists by the United States courts), lay unmailed, awaiting postage.
2 (BNA): Thousands of miles from the union halls of Pennsylvania and Michigan, organized labor is flexing its muscles in a pitched battle with Big Tech.
"He is the hope of many organized labor groups to defend their cause in the Department of Labor and Employment," added Pabillo who is also the Church Labor Conference chairperson.
In the pages of "Organized Labor and the Black Worker, 1619-1981", Professor Foner deftly traces the radical history of Black workers' contribution to the American labor movement.
The College of Human Ecology's Cornell Costume and Textile Collection and the Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives recently celebrated 20th-century fashion trends and the history of organized labor and union garment labeling through a joint exhibition, titled "Union-Made: Fashioning America in the 20th Century."
But the Nissan plant employees in Mississippi are pushing against a stronger current pushing organized labor in the opposite direction. in fact, U.S.
The chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway spoke with Bloomberg Television's David Westin on a range of topics -- including Trump's tax policy, Hillary Clinton's emails, income inequality and organized labor.
But remarkably absent from the document was any comment on the state of organized labor in Indiana.
In his speech, he bragged about the state and organized labor arranging Project Labor Agreements, which sounds innocuous to most people.

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