labor movement, trade union movement, labor(noun)
an organized attempt by workers to improve their status by united action (particularly via labor unions) or the leaders of this movement
The numerical value of labor movement in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of labor movement in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
What we are seeing is the forming of China's labor movement in a real sense.
For the labor movement, Pope Francis' lessons of solidarity and inclusion are exactly what we need.
The party has to think twice before it suppresses the labor movement because it still claims to be a party for the working class.
If you had asked any of us who study the labor movement, I don't think we could have imagined that workers would have been doing national strikes at fast food restaurants and Walmart, that those companies would have been the big campaign.
Car companies are saying they're not able to continue production. Retailers are losing access to product. Agricultural products are rotting in their containers because they can't be shipped overseas, when all that economic impact began to be felt, it became very difficult for the President to do nothing. If Secretary Perez determines that there's no hope of reaching an agreement, the President could be forced to make a difficult choice. . Under the Taft-Hartley Act,, if the President concludes that a strike or labor dispute is a threat to the country's health or safety, he can go to court and seek an injunction to force everybody back to work. This is where a labor dispute could become a more complicated political issue. President Barack Obama is on track to send Congress legislation that will give President Barack Obama fast-track trade authority, an essential tool to win congressional approval of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a trade deal with 11 Pacific Rim nations, making it the largest trade deal in American history. The labor movement is generally strongly opposed to fast-track authority and the Trans Pacific Partnership.
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