Definition of "labor-union" [labor-union]

  • A union or society of workingmen for the purpose of mutual support and encouragement; a trades-union. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "labor-union" in a sentence
  • "If a journalist, labor-union leader or community organizer on the left can be targeted today, an academic or business person on the right can be the target tomorrow."
  • "In addition, the European economies are too encumbered with regulatory and labor-union burdens to grow fast enough to produce the necessary wealth."
  • "Thursday's measures contained no plans to reduce head count, but Air France's labor-union officials suspect that further moves to slash overhead costs—including job cuts—are likely to be announced after the French presidential election in May."