Trade union

Trade union
trades union rades" un`ion, or Trade union Trade" un`ion . An organized combination among workmen for the purpose of maintaining their rights, privileges, and interests with respect to wages, hours of labor, customs, etc. [1913 Webster]

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  • trade-union — trade union …   Dictionary of sociology

  • trade-union — [ trɛdynjɔ̃; trɛdjunjɔn ] n. f. • 1876; mot angl., de trade « métier » et union « union » ♦ En Grande Bretagne, Syndicat ouvrier corporatiste. Les trade unions. N. m. TRADE UNIONISME [ trɛdynjɔnism ]; adj. et n. TRADE UNIONISTE . ⊗ HOM. Trait d… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • trade union — n: labor union Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. trade union …   Law dictionary

  • trade union — ➔ union * * * trade union UK US noun (UK also trades union, US also labor union) WORKPLACE, HR ► an organization that represents the people who work in a particular industry, protects their rights, and agrees on pay, hours, etc. with their… …   Financial and business terms

  • trade union — trade union, adj. 1. a labor union of craftspeople or workers in related crafts, as distinguished from general workers or a union including all workers in an industry. 2. See labor union. [1825 35] * * * Introduction also called  labour union  … …   Universalium

  • Trade Union — Pays d’origine Paris, FRANCE Genre(s) RnB Hip Hop Années actives 1997 [aujourd hui]. Site Web …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Trade union — Pays d’origine Paris, FRANCE Genre(s) RnB Hip Hop Années actives 1997 [aujourd hui]. Site Web …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Trade-Union — Trade Uni|on, Trade|uni|on [ treɪd( )ju:njən ], die; , s [engl. trade union, aus: trade = Genossenschaft u. union = Union]: englische Bez. für: Gewerkschaft. * * * Trade Uni|on, (auch:) Trade|uni|on [ treɪdju:njən], die; , s [engl. trade union,… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • trade union — n. 1. LABOR UNION: also Chiefly Brit. trades union 2. a labor union consisting of workers in a particular trade or craft trade unionism n. trade unionist n …   English World dictionary

  • trade union — also .trades union n BrE an organization, usually in a particular trade or profession, that represents workers, especially in meetings with employers American Equivalent: labor union >trade unionist n >trade unionism n [U] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Trade-Union — Trade Uni|on, auch Trade|uni|on [ treidju:njən] die; , s <aus engl. trade union zu trade »Genossenschaft« u. union »Vereinigung«> engl. Bez. für Gewerkschaft …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

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