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(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) another name (esp US) for industrial union
a labor union composed of workers in various trades and crafts within one industry.
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|Noun||1.||vertical union - a labor union that admits all workers in a given industry irrespective of their craft|
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"
Teamsters Union - an industrial union of truck drivers and chauffeurs and warehouse workers