HyperDic: labor_movement

English > 1 sense of the expression labor movement:
NOUNgrouplabor movement, trade union movement, laboran organized attempt by workers to improve their status by united action (particularly via labor unions) or the leaders of this movement
English > labor movement: 1 sense > noun 1, group
MeaningAn organized attempt by workers to improve their status by united action (particularly via labor unions) or the leaders of this movement.
Synonymstrade union movement, labor
Partsunion, labor union, trade union, trades union, brotherhoodAn organization of employees formed to bargain with the employer
NarrowerIndustrial Workers of the World, IWW, I.W.W.A former international labor union and radical labor movement in the United States
unionism, trade unionismThe system or principles and theory of labor unions
Broaderreform movementA movement intended to bring about social and humanitarian reforms
Spanishmovimiento obrero
Catalanmoviment obrer

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