trade union movement


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Noun1.trade union movement - an organized attempt by workers to improve their status by united action (particularly via labor unions) or the leaders of this movementtrade union movement - an organized attempt by workers to improve their status by united action (particularly via labor unions) or the leaders of this movement
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"
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
trade unionism, unionism - the system or principles and theory of labor unions
reform movement - a movement intended to bring about social and humanitarian reforms
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The Chairman of the Sudan's Workers Trade Unions, Engineer, Yousuf Ali Abdul Karim, has praised the trade unions relations between the Sudan and Uganda, saying that the popular relations between the two countries are based on history, the Nile and the neighborhood, revealing a framework agreement between the trade union movement in the two countries to exchange experiences and interests which would be signed during the forum's days.
President Maithripala Sirisena says the Trade Union Movement of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) contributed to make a huge transformation in the economic, social and cultural sectors of the country.
The Communication Workers Union has backed the Orgreave Truth and Justice Campaign, which it said should have the full force of the labour and trade union movement behind it.
HRH Premier lauded the deep-rooted trade union movement in Egypt, stressing the importance of exchanging visits between officials from the two countries to enhance cooperation in labour issues.
The trade union movement helped to elect Corbyn and that's why we must to defend him.
THE Conservative Party is to launch its own trade union movement to try and win over workers unhappy with "militant" leaders.
It is the same ideology that is behind the Tories' unjust and undemocratic attack on the trade union movement.
Describing Mr Bala Tampoe as a great trade union leader and champion of the working people of Sri Lanka, the President stated, "I share my sorrow at his loss with all in the Trade Union Movement and the people of Sri Lanka.
Labour councillors believe that opposition from the communities and the trade union movement is weak, let's prove them wrong.
April 28 is also a day in which the world's trade union movement holds its international Commemoration Day for Dead and injured Workers to honour the memory of victims of occupational accidents and diseases.
It was the first major dispute involving Margaret Thatcher's Conservative government and the trade union movement in this country.
M Bach, Stirchley BOB Crow was perhaps the last trade unionist in the trade union movement.

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