labor union Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"labor union" in British English

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labor unionnoun [C]

uk   us   US (UK trade union)
an ​organization that ​represents the ​people who ​work in a ​particularindustry, ​protectstheirrights, and ​discussestheirpay and ​workingconditions with ​employers: The government's ​proposals have been ​stronglycriticized by ​laborunions. The ​rally was ​organized by ​locallaborunionofficials.
(Definition of labor union from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"labor union" in American English

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labor unionnoun [C]

(Cdn Br labour union,  /ˈleɪ·bər ˌjun·jən/ )  us   /ˈleɪ·bər ˌjun·jən/ (short form union)
an ​organization of ​workers that ​protectstheirrights and ​represents them in ​discussions with employers over such ​matters as ​pay and ​workingconditions
(Definition of labor union from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"labor union" in Business English

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labor unionnoun [C]

uk   us   US HR
→  trade union
(Definition of labor union from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “labor union”
in Arabic نَقابة عُمّال…
in Korean 노동 조합…
in Portuguese sindicato…
in Catalan sindicat…
in Japanese 労働組合…
in Chinese (Simplified) 工会…
in Turkish sendika…
in Russian профсоюз…
in Chinese (Traditional) 工會…
in Italian sindacato…
in Polish związek zawodowy…
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