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trade union

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. union, labor union, trade union, trades union, brotherhoodnoun

    an organization of employees formed to bargain with the employer

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

Wiktionary

  1. trade unionnoun

    An organization whose members belong to the same trade and that acts collectively to address common issues.

Wikipedia

  1. Trade union

    A trade union (British English) or labor union (American English), often simply referred to as a union, is an organization of workers intent on "maintaining or improving the conditions of their employment", such as attaining better wages and benefits (such as holiday, health care, and retirement), improving working conditions, improving safety standards, establishing complaint procedures, developing rules governing status of employees (rules governing promotions, just-cause conditions for termination) and protecting and increasing the bargaining power of workers. Trade unions typically fund their head office and legal team functions through regularly imposed fees called union dues. The delegate staff of the trade union representation in the workforce are usually made up of workplace volunteers who are often appointed by members in democratic elections. The trade union, through an elected leadership and bargaining committee, bargains with the employer on behalf of its members, known as the rank-and-file, and negotiates labour contracts (collective bargaining agreements) with employers. Unions may organize a particular section of skilled or unskilled workers (craft unionism), a cross-section of workers from various trades (general unionism), or an attempt to organize all workers within a particular industry (industrial unionism). The agreements negotiated by a union are binding on the rank-and-file members and the employer, and in some cases on other non-member workers. Trade unions traditionally have a constitution which details the governance of their bargaining unit and also have governance at various levels of government depending on the industry that binds them legally to their negotiations and functioning. Originating in Great Britain, trade unions became popular in many countries during the Industrial Revolution. Trade unions may be composed of individual workers, professionals, past workers, students, apprentices or the unemployed. Trade union density, or the percentage of workers belonging to a trade union, is highest in the Nordic countries.

ChatGPT

  1. trade union

    A trade union, also known as labor union, is an organization of workers who have come together to achieve common goals, such as better working conditions, fair pay, and safer working environment. The trade union, through its leadership, negotiates with the employer on behalf of union members and bargains labor contracts with employers. This can include the negotiation of wages, benefits, workplace safety, and policies. The agreements negotiated by the union leaders are binding on the rank and file members and the employer, and in some cases, on other non-member workers.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Trade union

    an organized combination among workmen for the purpose of maintaining their rights, privileges, and interests with respect to wages, hours of labor, customs, etc

Wikidata

  1. Trade union

    A trade union, labour union or labor union is an organization of workers who have banded together to achieve common goals such as protecting the integrity of its trade, achieving higher pay, increasing the number of employees an employer hires, and better working conditions. The trade union, through its leadership, bargains with the employer on behalf of union members and negotiates labour contracts with employers. The most common purpose of these associations or unions is "maintaining or improving the conditions of their employment". This may include the negotiation of wages, work rules, complaint procedures, rules governing hiring, firing and promotion of workers, benefits, workplace safety and policies. Unions may organize a particular section of skilled workers, a cross-section of workers from various trades, or attempt to organize all workers within a particular industry. The agreements negotiated by a union are binding on the rank and file members and the employer and in some cases on other non-member workers. Trade unions traditionally have a constitution which details the governance of their bargaining unit and also have governance at various levels of government depending on the industry that binds them legally to their negotiations and functioning.

Anagrams for trade union »

  1. unordinate

  2. unrationed

  3. enduration

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of trade union in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of trade union in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of trade union in a Sentence

  1. Sergei Korolev:

    Soon all of us will go to moon on trade union holidays

  2. Chiara Benassi:

    Striking in The United Kingdom is very difficult. It's way more difficult than anywhere in western Europe, especially after the Trade Union Bill in 2016.

  3. Jaime Bassa:

    The political project that the dictatorship embedded in the constitutional text remains in force, the entire system of protection of social rights, specifically social security, health, education, work and trade union cover is marked by a preference for private property and freedom of entrepreneurship.

  4. The Belgian police union:

    The NSPV notes that the political government is looking for a scapegoat in connection with the attacks in Zaventem, as a trade union we can only be outraged about this state of affairs. [We are] heartbroken to establish that police would be pilloried without any kind of defense.

  5. Bernie Sanders:

    Corporate America and the billionaire class have been waging a 40-year war against the trade union movement in America that has caused devastating harm to the middle class in terms of lower wages, fewer benefits and frozen pensions, that war will come to an end when I am president. If we are serious about rebuilding the middle class in America, we have got to rebuild, strengthen and expand the trade union movement in America.


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