big labor

variants: or Big Labor

Definition of big labor

: large, politically influential labor unions considered as a group … he openly disagreed with Big Labor's big-spending agenda …— Howard Fineman, Newsweek, 9 Aug. 1999

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First Known Use of big labor

1893, in the meaning defined above

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“Big labor.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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