trade unionism

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trade union

A labor union, especially one limited in membership to people in the same trade.

trade unionism n.
trade unionist n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: unionism - the system or principles and theory of labor unionstrade unionism - the system or principles and theory of labor unions
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

trade unionism

[ˌtreɪdˈjuːnjəˌnɪzm] trades unionism [ˌtreɪdzˈjuːnjəˌnɪzm] n (Brit) → sindacalismo
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What is central to the whole effort is bringing suitable amendments in the existing labour laws and empowering workers by establishing industrywide trade unionism.
Responsible trade unionism is good for all sides, irresponsible trade unionism is dreadful for everybody.
But to do this trade unionism has to change itself, so it works for younger workers.
Enhanced with the inclusion of illustrations, tables, maps, and a seven page index, "Labour, Unions and Politics under the North Star" is very highly recommended for college and university library International Studies in Social History collections in general, and European Labor and Trade Unionism History supplemental studies reading lists in particular.
The fund, which has been running for 31 years, represents the very best ideals of what trade unionism in the UK stands for - and will continue to do so in these difficult and challenging times.
Labour AM Eluned Morgan said: "Terry was a loyal deputy to the charismatic NUM South Wales president Emlyn Williams and was supportive of a very different kind of trade unionism than that represented by Scargill.
Raja Ashfaq Sarwar said the Punjab government had given special interest for provision of rights of education, health, trade unionism in its first ever Provincial Labour Policy.
This commitment comes from the confidence of the UGTT in the union skills of women who have shown their ability in leadership positions," said Taboubi at a scientific conference on women and trade unionism, organised at the headquarters of the UGTT.
SUPERMARKET giant Lidl got a taste of British trade unionism in a High Court defeat at the hands of 223 warehouse workers at one of its distribution centres in Wales.
The experience of the Civil War and Reconstruction," Lause writes, "shaped the idea of an acceptably respectable and responsible labor organization, which became the cornerstone of modern American trade unionism.
Roxas vowed to implement existing laws against contractualisation and trade unionism.
His strident trade unionism struck a blow for construction workers at the sharp end of woeful health and safety practices.

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