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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.
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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]
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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
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Translations
odbory
fagforening
ammattiyhdistys
sindikat
労働組合
노동조합
fackförening
สหภาพแรงงาน
công đoàn

labor union

(Am) nsindacato
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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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