Definition of Labor movement
1. Noun. An organized attempt by workers to improve their status by united action (particularly via labor unions) or the leaders of this movement.
Terms within: Brotherhood, Labor Union, Trade Union, Trades Union, Union
Specialized synonyms: I.w.w., Industrial Workers Of The World, Iww, Trade Unionism, Unionism
Generic synonyms: Reform Movement
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Labor Movement
Literary usage of Labor movement
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1. Economic Influences Upon Educational Progress in the United States, 1820 by Frank Tracy Carlton (1908)
"hands with the new-born labor movement. These two dissimilar forces united in aiding in the educational advance toward tax-supported schools. ..."
2. The Social Welfare Forum: Official Proceedings ... Annual Forum by National Conference on Social Welfare, American Social Science Association, Conference of Charities (U.S., Conference of Charities (U.S.), National Conference of Social Work (U.S. (1896)
"... AND THE labor movement. BY GRAHAM TAYLOR, WARDEN CHICAGO COMMONS. When the debt of English learning to English labor was recognized by Arnold Toynbee, ..."
3. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1922)
"CHINA'S NEW labor movement BY RODNEY GILBERT Prom the North China Herald. April 29 (SHANGHAI BRITISH WEEKLY) WE had a parade in Canton to-day as long as a ..."
4. A History of the People of the United States: From the Revolution to the by John Bach McMaster (1901)
"... questions of reform, and with 1825 the labor movement began. Less hours of labor, higher wages, better treatment, payment in honest money and not in ..."