labor organization


: an organization, agency, committee, group, or plan in which employees take part that deals with employers about such matters as wages and grievances
especially : labor union

Note: Designation by the court as a labor organization subject to applicable statutes can confer a variety of liabilities and protections, especially in regard to antitrust issues, unfair labor and management practices, and right-to-work laws.

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“Labor organization.” Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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