HyperDic: trade_union

English > 1 sense of the expression trade union:
NOUNgrouptrade union, union, labor union, trades union, brotherhoodan organization of employees formed to bargain with the employer
English > trade union: 1 sense > noun 1, group
MeaningAn organization of employees formed to bargain with the employer.
Synonymsunion, labor union, trades union, brotherhood
Part oflabor 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
NarrowerIndustrial Workers of the World, IWW, I.W.W.A former international labor union and radical labor movement in the United States
company unionA union of workers for a single company
craft unionA labor union whose membership is restricted to workers in a particular craft
industrial union, vertical unionA labor union that admits all workers in a given industry irrespective of their craft
Broaderorganization, organisationA group of people who work together
Spanishsindicato, sindicatos
Catalansindical, sindicat
Nounstrade unionista worker who belongs to a trade union

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