Definitions for labor union

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

la′bor un`ion(n.)

  1. an organization of wage earners or salaried employees for mutual aid and protection and for dealing collectively with employers; trade union.

    Category: Business

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. union, labor union, trade union, trades union, brotherhood(noun)

    an organization of employees formed to bargain with the employer

    "you have to join the union in order to get a job"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. labor union(noun)ˈeɪbɚɚ

    an organization that works to protect and improve conditions for workers

    The labor union called a strike.


  1. labor union(Noun)

    A continuous association of wage-earners for the purpose of maintaining or improving the conditions of their employment; a trade union.


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