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Definition of "labor movement" []

  • An organized attempt by workers to improve their status by united action (particularly via labor unions) or the leaders of this movement (noun)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "labor movement" in a sentence
  • "Once again the Kurfan labor movement united temporarily and succeeded in electing a prominent socialist intellectual, Jaime Arboles, as president."
  • "In 1958 Arboles became concerned about the growing power of the Communist elements in the labor movement and outlawed the Communist Party."
  • "As the years went by, General Henli became more and more oppressive and finally forced the labor movement to a standstill."