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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unionized - not converted into ions
2.unionized - being a member of or formed into a labor unionunionized - being a member of or formed into a labor union; "organized labor"; "unionized workers"; "a unionized shop"
union - of trade unions; "the union movement"; "union negotiations"; "a union-shop clause in the contract"
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Only three percent of labor in Pakistan is unionized today.
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The unionized workers said they have managed to keep all their benefits and have been able to move forward on long-delayed issues.
Given the expansive scope of the NLRA and the common misconception that it only applies to unionized employers, it is not uncommon for non-unionized employers to inadvertently run afoul of the Act's protections.
A minimum wage could be a particularly tricky issue: Faced with a sudden hike in cost, choreographers might choose dancers who are not unionized to stay within a tight budget.
"If we hadn't unionized, it would have been a lot easier for them to do what they did at the Tribune and what they're doing at other Tronc papers in creating this centralized national newsroom," Bui said.
Hey, Texplainer: Campaign workers for Laura Moser, a Democrat running for Congress in Houston, recently unionized, which guarantees them benefits such as health insurance, paid sick days and paid leave.
(2) In these circumstances, unionized employees lose their individual bargaining rights, and the union is the only bargaining partner with management.
If educators in Chicago's Noble Network of Charter Schools get their way, they will soon compose the largest unionized charter school network in the nation.