Also especially British, un·ion·ise.
Origin of unionize
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Examples from the Web for unionization
We on my side say: unionization, massive public investments, a tax rate that kept the coffers full, a few other things.What Plantation Is Jim DeMint Living On?
April 11, 2014
Most of the anger about the Northwestern unionization decision has come from the college industry and with good reason.Why the Future of College Sports Is to Become Corporations
April 5, 2014
Workers at a Volkswagen plant in Tennessee could decide the future of unionization in the South today.Can a Senator Stop a Union? Bob Corker Is Certainly Trying
February 14, 2014
Unionization takes away the necessary flexibility of both workers and employers, greatly slowing down the pace of innovation.Bay Area Subway Strike Re-Ignites the Feud Between Unions and Silicon Valley
July 14, 2013
What bugged him was that Southers appeared to be sympathetic to the unionization of the TSA work force.The White House's TSA Failure
March 27, 2010
Did Mr. Kane promise to grant every demand, except only unionization?
The company had refused to accede to the demands for unionization, even with a waiver of all other claims.
They agree to consider every one of our demands, provided only we don't insist on the demand for unionization.
It was a lost opportunity that unquestionably cost the unionization of the steel industry.The Great Steel Strike and its Lessons
William Z. Foster
These locals, therefore, have been a great obstacle to the unionization of Negroes.
- to organize (workers) into a trade union
- to join or cause to join a trade union
- (tr) to subject to the rules or codes of a trade union
- to join or become joined in marriage or civil partnership
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Word Origin and History for unionization
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