Labor union

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Definition

a labor union (or trade union): a society of workers formed to protect and improve their working conditions, pay, etc.
noun

Examples

  • "But now labor unions are hurting."
  • "In their heyday in the mid-20th century, American labor unions provided a political force to be reckoned with."
  • "American labor unions also suffer from a negative image of corruption dating back to the 1930s."
  • "'Back in the good old days, the labor unions organized strikes almost every week."

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