Origin of trade union
Related formstrade-un·ion, adjective
Examples from the Web for trade union
The trade-union boycotts competing workmen outside its ranks, and stigmatizes them as "scabs."Monopolies and the People|Charles Whiting Baker
And anyone who did not think the system represented the acme of trade-union methods was considered a crank.
Having had no industrial experience in the old country, they lack the trade-union idea.The Old World in the New|Edward Alsworth Ross
To trade-union organizers the steel industry had long symbolized the impossible.
With a working class made up of many races, nationalities, and creeds, trade-union organization is excessively difficult.Violence and the Labor Movement|Robert Hunter