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v. un·ion·ized, un·ion·iz·ing, un·ion·iz·es
1. To organize into a labor union.
2. To cause to join a labor union.
To organize or join a labor union.

un′ion·i·za′tion (-yə-nĭ-zā′shən) n.
un′ion·iz′er n.
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Noun1.unionization - act of forming labor unionsunionization - act of forming labor unions; "the issue underlying the strike was unionization"
establishment, constitution, formation, organisation, organization - the act of forming or establishing something; "the constitution of a PTA group last year"; "it was the establishment of his reputation"; "he still remembers the organization of the club"
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n(gewerkschaftliche) Organisierung
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Beyond his time on the shop floor, Meunier documents the extraordinary efforts that Walmart exerts to block unionization campaigns, including their 2005 decision to close their outlet in Jonquiere, QC, where the United Food and Commercial Workers union had successfully gained certification rights.
Unionization is one way for adjuncts to try to improve their situation, using collective bargaining to shift the power balance to secure higher pay, benefits, and job stability.
Soon Nolan was chatting up his coworkers, and within three weeks, nearly 40 Gawker workers met one afternoon at Writers Guild headquarters to discuss unionization.
* The highest unionization rates in the public sector were among workers in protective service occupations (33.9 percent) and in education, training, and library occupations (33.8 percent).
Craig Riddell find that "there are striking differences between the private and public sectors in the effects of unionization on male and female wage inequality"--differences that have become more pronounced over time as private and public sector unionization have diverged.
The unionization rate--sometimes called union density --measures the share of employees in the workforce who belong to a union.
The unionization rate--sometimes called union density--measures the share of employees in the workforce who belong to a union.
Adrianna Kezar is not really involved in unionization at all.
CEO Oscar Munoz said the decision to sever ties with the NRA was largely in response to a United pilot's daughter who was killed in the Parkland massacre and not a political decision and when asked about workers rights, he said the company pays competitively and denied accusations of managerial mistreatment of employees amid unionization efforts.
Essays by contributors in education, labor history, economics, religious studies, and law explore advances, challenges, and trends in the unionization of academia.
However, as the plant grew and bosses resisted unionization so that they could keep wages low, injuries piled up and working conditions deteriorated.
Since the 1970s, stimulated both by the 1966 Coleman Report and the increase in teacher unionization, social scientists have been interested in the role of teachers unions in the production of education.