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organized labor

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  1. all workers who are organized in labor unions.
  2. these unions considered as a political force.
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Origin of organized labor

An Americanism dating back to 1880–85
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  • It is not, indeed, that we would do away with the organized-labor movement, if we could.

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    Cornelia Stratton Parker