union

Related Terms
A group of workers joined together in a specific type of organization for the purpose of improving their working conditions as well as to help in promoting the common interests of the group.

Use 'union' in a Sentence

You may want to join a union if you think you will be working at that company for a long time so they have your back.
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When the company cut back on hourly breaks the union rep threatened legal action due to the contract stating required breaks and defined hours.
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During negotiations, the head of the police officers' union refused to accept the city's offer of a 1% raise for the city's officers.
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One Perspective on Unions
"I'm all for unions, but we don't need them. (Ross Perot stated this during a confrontation between EDS and The Teamsters Union)"
- Ross Perot


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