Origin of trade union
First recorded in 1825–35
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Examples from the Web for trade union
It awakens the hope of a transformation of the present trade-union methods.
Tracy was obliged to reply that he didn't belong to any trade-union.
He said, "Why the thing for me to do, of course, is to join a trade-union."
A trade-union may control most of the labor-supply of one kind in a town.The Principles of Economics
Frank A. Fetter
The trade-union must also see that time studies are properly made.A Rational Wages System
- an association of employees formed to improve their incomes and working conditions by collective bargaining with the employer or employer organizations
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