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labor union

noun [C] ( Cdn Br labour union,  /ˈleɪ·bər ˌjun·jən/)  /ˈleɪ·bər ˌjun·jən/ ( short form union) us  
an organization of workers that protects their rights and represents them in discussions with employers over such matters as pay and working conditions
Translations of “labor union”
in Korean 노동 조합…
in Arabic نَقابة عُمّال…
in Portuguese sindicato…
in Catalan sindicat…
in Japanese 労働組合…
in Italian sindacato…
in Chinese (Traditional) 工會…
in Russian профсоюз…
in Turkish sendika…
in Chinese (Simplified) 工会…
in Polish związek zawodowy…
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