Definition of Labor union

1. Noun. An organization of employees formed to bargain with the employer. "You have to join the union in order to get a job"




Definition of Labor union

1. Noun. (North America) A continuous association of wage-earners for the purpose of maintaining or improving the conditions of their employment; a trade union. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Labor Union

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labor camps
labor coach
labor contract
labor force
labor leader
labor market
labor markets
labor movement
labor organizer
labor pain
labor pains
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labor resources
labor union (current term)
labor unions
laborant
laboratorian
laboratories
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laboratory techniques and procedures
labored

Literary usage of Labor union

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1. The I. W. W.: A Study of American Syndicalism by Paul Frederick Brissenden (1919)
"It was apparently the first labor organization seriously to attempt the organization of the lumber workers.2 The Western labor union proposed to bring into ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"Its predecessors had been the National labor union (1866-72), ... 1881, representatives from trade-unions, the Amalgamated labor union (a split from the ..."

3. Annual Reportby New York (State), Bureau of Statistics, Dept. of Labor by New York (State), Bureau of Statistics, Dept. of Labor (1904)
"Laborers' Protective Union No. K>~9. AF of L Federal labor union No. ... 7458, AF of L. 9749, Federal labor union No. ..."

4. A Documentary History of American Industrial Society by American Bureau of Industrial Research, Carnegie Institution of Washington, Eugene Allen Gilmore, John Rogers Commons, Helen Laura Sumner (1910)
"F. Sylvis, labor union, Leavenworth, Kansas; HH Day, Financial Reform Association, ... A. McClure, State labor union of Pa.; HO Sheldon, Reform Association, ..."

5. The Labor Movement in America by Richard Theodore Ely (1886)
"I. PLATFORM OF PRINCIPLES OF THE NATIONAL labor union. ADOPTED FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 1868. We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all people are ..."

6. The Labor Movement in America by Richard Theodore Ely (1905)
"I. PLATFORM OF PRINCIPLES OF THE NATIONAL labor union. ADOPTED FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 1868. We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all people are ..."

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