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trade union

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 employers: 75% of the country's paid labour force are not members of a trade union. The Labour party emerged from within the trade union movement. a trade union activist/leader/member a trade union official/representative belong to/form/join a trade union recognize a trade union
Translations of “trade union”
in Korean 노동 조합…
in Arabic نَقابة عُمّال…
in Portuguese sindicato…
in Catalan sindicat…
in Japanese (英)労働組合…
in Italian sindacato…
in Chinese (Traditional) 工會…
in Russian профсоюз…
in Turkish işçi sendikası…
in Chinese (Simplified) 工会…
in Polish związek zawodowy…
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