Definition of Industrial union
1. Noun. A labor union that admits all workers in a given industry irrespective of their craft.
Generic synonyms: Brotherhood, Labor Union, Trade Union, Trades Union, Union
Specialized synonyms: Teamsters Union, United Mine Workers, United Mine Workers Of America
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Literary usage of Industrial union
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Library, the School and the Child by Ralph Lester Power, John Whitehall Emery (1917)
"Women's Educational and industrial union Library The Library of the Women's ... As is the case in all special libraries, the industrial union Library makes ..."
2. A Documentary History of American Industrial Society by American Bureau of Industrial Research, Carnegie Institution of Washington, Eugene Allen Gilmore (1910)
"(c) ASSOCIATIONS IN WESTERN NEW YORK (i) Meeting of the American industrial union. The Phalanx, June 15, 1844, p. 176. The Council of this Confederation ..."
3. Selected Articles on Modern Industrial Movements by Daniel Bloomfield (1919)
"THE PRINCIPLE OF THE industrial union * The principle upon which industrial unionism takes its stand is the recognition of the never ending struggle between ..."
4. The I. W. W.: A Study of American Syndicalism by Paul Frederick Brissenden (1919)
"Although both these groups were pretty well smothered by the war and the Unlawful Associations Act. the IWW industrial union idea made its appearance in ..."
5. The Labor Movement: Its Conservative Functions and Social, Consequences by Frank Tannenbaum (1921)
"I say "industrial union" because the drift towards organization in terms of industries is the outstanding fact of the contemporary labor situation. ..."
6. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1903)
"Each industrial union on registration becomes a body corporate and has a common seal and perpetual succession. As soon as the act went into effect the ..."
7. Bulletin of the Department of Labor by United States Dept. of Labor (1902)
"Every dispute between a member of an industrial union and such union shall ... Any industrial union may make an agreement in writing relating to any ..."
8. The Vocational Education of Girls and Women by Albert H. Leake (1918)
"Women's Educational and industrial union, Boston. A type of organization which has probably done more than any other single institution " to promote the ..."