trade union


Definition of trade union

Other Words from trade union

trade unionism noun
trade unionist noun

Examples of trade union in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web According to the German trade union Verdi, the shortage of staff in areas like security control, check-in and baggage handling is hitting large airports such as Frankfurt. Scott Mcmurren, Anchorage Daily News, 18 June 2022 Cast and crew were informed of the show’s imminent closure in early May in an abrupt announcement that sparked demands for compensation from Equity, the trade union for performers and creative workers. J. Kim Murphy, Variety, 12 June 2022 The government supporters in 2014 firebombed a trade union building containing pro-autonomy demonstrators, killing over 40 people. Cara Anna And Inna Varenytsia, Anchorage Daily News, 3 May 2022 Berlin Mayor Franziska Giffey briefly interrupted her May Day speech at a trade union rally where someone threw an egg at her but missed. Elaine Ganley, USA TODAY, 1 May 2022 Before becoming president, Castillo was a trade union leader and a teacher in a small school in the rural region of Cajamarca demanding better wages and working conditions. Stefano Pozzebon And Catherine E. Shoichet, CNN, 6 Apr. 2022 Went to Columbia University on scholarships from his father’s trade union, the American Legion, the VFW and the Lions Club. CNN, 10 Apr. 2022 Upon hearing the news, British trade union for rail, maritime, and transport workers RMT instructed workers to stay on board. Sophie Mellor, Fortune, 17 Mar. 2022 The city’s largest teachers’ union disbanded in August due to the political climate, followed later by the city’s largest independent trade union. Fox News, 30 Dec. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of trade union

1828, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of trade union was in 1828

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30 Jun 2022

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“Trade union.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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