trade union


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Other Words from trade union

trade unionism noun
trade unionist noun

Examples of trade union in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Ilana Feingold is an active trade union member and a child of the primary author. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "More than 30 people contributed to 'American Plan to end Poverty and Overcome Racism'," 7 Apr. 2021 Last week, a streamer appeared along a busy intersection in the Manila metropolis which thanked a trial court judge for freeing a journalist and a trade union leader linked to communist rebels. Jim Gomez, Star Tribune, "Philippine Supreme Court slams killings of lawyers, judges," 23 Mar. 2021 The brands are all signatories of ACT, or Action, Collaboration, Transformation, an agreement brokered between brands and the global trade union IndustriALL. New York Times, "Myanmar’s Defiant Garment Workers Demand That Fashion Pay Attention," 12 Mar. 2021 China has only one official trade union that covers all industries., "Biden Camp Adds Pressure on EU to Hit Brakes on China Deal," 22 Dec. 2020 California’s powerful trade union council, in particular, looks poised to take some environmental groups to task over topics such as oil and gas production. John Myers, Los Angeles Times, "Five things to watch in California politics in 2021," 4 Jan. 2021 In Germany, one of Amazon's biggest markets in Europe, trade union Verdi has called for a three-day strike at seven of the company's fulfillment centers. Hanna Ziady, CNN, "Amazon spends another $500 million on bonuses. Some of its workers are still going on strike," 27 Nov. 2020 In Rome, the office of the prime minister was lit in red and red banners tumbled from trade union offices in Florence to demand an end to violence against women. Raf Casert And Angela Charlton, USA TODAY, "'Invisible pandemic': Domestic violence worsens amid COVID-19 worldwide, International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women," 25 Nov. 2020 Germany’s largest trade union, IG Metall, this summer called for a four-day working week to help save industrial jobs. Tom Fairless, WSJ, "Shorter Workweek Isn’t Boon for Job Gains," 11 Oct. 2020

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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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19 Apr 2021

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“Trade union.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Apr. 2021.

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