unionized

adjective
union·​ized | \ˈyün-yə-ˌnīzd \

Definition of unionized 

: characterized by the presence of labor unions

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The same is true for every other unionized workplace. Joe Fonseca, BostonGlobe.com, "Should public employee unions be allowed to charge non-members fees to help pay for collective bargaining?," 13 Apr. 2018 In a development that was largely overlooked amid legislative debate this year, about 40,000 unionized state employees will be receiving bonuses of $2,000 or more this month. Christopher Keating, courant.com, "State Employees To Receive Bonuses Soon As Part Of Agreement Between Unions, Malloy," 3 July 2018 The purchase does not include Motivate’s bike maintenance and service division, a unionized workforce, which will remain a separate division. Faiz Siddiqui, The Seattle Times, "Lyft gets into bike-share business, acquiring operator of Capital Bikeshare and Citi Bike," 2 July 2018 The decision is unlikely to have a direct effect on unionized employees of private businesses, because the First Amendment restricts government action and not private conduct. Adam Liptak, New York Times, "Supreme Court Ruling Delivers a Sharp Blow to Labor Unions," 27 June 2018 Caesars Windsor casino's unionized employees on Friday voted down a tentative labor agreement that would have ended a strike that has gone on for more than six weeks. Jc Reindl, Detroit Free Press, "Caesars Windsor strike continues as workers reject agreement," 18 May 2018 Bill Ross, executive director of the NewsGuild of Greater Philadelphia, which represents unionized Mercury employees, said that Condra has indicated the building’s roof will be replaced, perhaps as early as this month. Bob Fernandez, chicagotribune.com, "Digital First newspapers face harsh cuts, potential ‘lights-out scenario’," 17 May 2018 Bill Ross, executive director of the NewsGuild of Greater Philadelphia, which represents unionized Mercury employees, said that Condra has indicated the building’s roof will be replaced, perhaps as early as this month. Bob Fernandez, Philly.com, "Philly's Digital First papers face relentless cuts, potential 'lights-out scenario'," 15 May 2018 However, the First Amendment does not determine whether private businesses—here, the NFL and NFL teams—can issue employment sanctions for unionized employees who protest. Michael Mccann, SI.com, "Can the NFL or Its Teams Legally Require Players to Stand for the Anthem? NFLPA Doesn't Think So," 8 May 2018

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1900, in the meaning defined above

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