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labor union

noun as in organized group of employees

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She said Campbell was a patsy for labor union leaders who could not stand up to them.

A former mill worker and officer for labor unions in Oregon, Witt has been a supporter of the timber industry.

A media reform coalition — including grass-roots activists, labor unions and New Deal policymakers — was especially concerned about the combination of highly concentrated corporate power within an extremely commercialized media system.

All of the recently formed unions are members of the United Professional Ski Patrols of America Local 7781, a chapter of the national Communications Workers of America District 7 labor union.

The erosion of labor unions and decrease in employment like manufacturing has meant fewer opportunities for good-paying jobs that don’t require a college education.

He was identified by several people as a member of the International Workers of the World, a radical labor union.

The po-boy traces its roots back to the New Orleans streetcar labor union strike in 1929.

Millennials are substantially more pro–labor union than the population at large.

This idea is known as Syndicalism, derived from the French word "syndicat," meaning a labor union.

Make note of this point; every large labor union can have its own bank, to finance its industries and its propaganda.

The National Labor Union came together in its first convention in 1866.

It was not until 1872 that the National Labor Union met as a political convention to nominate a national ticket.

Each annual session of the National Labor Union faithfully reaffirmed the decision to "cut loose" from the old parties.


On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to labor union, such as: trade union, craft union, industrial union, local, organized labor, and trades union.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.