union·​ized | \ ˈyün-yə-ˌnīzd How to pronounce unionized (audio) \

Definition of unionized

: characterized by the presence of labor unions

Examples of unionized in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Poirier thanked his employees, most of whom are unionized, for their critical role. Tim Fitzpatrick, The Salt Lake Tribune, 12 May 2022 And other workers at Bento Box are also already unionized, including a group that is allied with The Animation Guild (IATSE Local 839). Katie Kilkenny, The Hollywood Reporter, 2 May 2022 The decision arrives alongside a unionization push among Delta's biggest work group — its more than 20,000 flight attendants are not unionized, unlike those at other major carriers — as well a broader workers' rights movement nationwide. Brigid Kennedy, The Week, 26 Apr. 2022 Delta Air Lines, the only major U.S. airline whose flight attendants are not unionized, has made no secret of its distaste for organized labor. Suzanne Rowan Kelleher, Forbes, 26 Apr. 2022 Workers at some licensed Starbucks locations in airports and grocery stores are already unionized. oregonlive, 22 Apr. 2022 Few of us think that any Starbucks location in the United States is unionized. Aron Solomon, Fortune, 6 Apr. 2022 The organizing campaigns at Amazon’s U.S. facilities have also been a source of inspiration for the company’s international workers, some of which are already unionized. NBC News, 1 Apr. 2022 In many European countries like France, Italy, Spain, and Germany, where union membership is higher and there are fewer obstacles for labor groups, Amazon workers have long been unionized. The Christian Science Monitor, 31 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of unionized

1900, in the meaning defined above

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17 May 2022

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“Unionized.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unionized. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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