Definition of 'trade union'
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I bought it through the trade union and was paying 11 % interest on my mortgage. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The Unite trade union has urged its members to accept the pay deal in a ballot due to be held before the end of the month. The Sun (2016)It was on the side of business so as to shed its association with the trade unions. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It is said to be the first example of a trade union or staff association brokering a school improvement service. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We need to talk through with the trade unions and staff associations about what that trade-off is. Times, Sunday Times (2010)If you are a trade union or staff association member, talk to your representative. The Sun (2009)Firms looking to cut pay must win agreement from staff, a trade union or staff association. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The trade union group said that one of the reasons was that young women worked mainly in sectors where the pay was lower. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The numbers involved in exclusively Protestant trade unions were about fifty thousand. Earthly Powers: Religion and Politics in Europe from the Enlightenment to the Great War (2005)It is vital to consult with trade unions, staff representatives or directly with the workforce. Times, Sunday Times (2008)One of his first acts was to reduce working hours, and he encouraged his staff to join trade unions. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The trade unions are always, always, always wrong. The Sun (2015)The central question is the trade unions' financial links to Labour. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The society has a grand old history - but nowadays it's chiefly a trade union and trade association. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Nearly three quarters of the donations given to Labour since he took over in 2010 have come from trade unions. The Sun (2014)A legal change being proposed by the government would lead to the party losing as much as 6 million a year in funding from trade unions. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The Labour grandee appointed to oversee a review of the party's links with trade unions is paid by a company that sells insurance to union members. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He said: 'There are many people in the trade union movement who feel that if we pay the piper we are going to call the tune. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'trade union'
British English: trade union /treɪd ˈjuːnjən/ NOUN
A trade union is an organization formed by workers in order to represent their rights and interests to their employers.
- American English: labor union
- Arabic: نِقَابَةُ عُمَّال
- Brazilian Portuguese: sindicato
- Chinese: 工会
- Croatian: sindikat
- Czech: odbory
- Danish: fagforening
- Dutch: vakbond
- European Spanish: sindicato
- Finnish: ammattiyhdistys
- French: syndicat
- German: Gewerkschaft
- Greek: συνδικάτο
- Italian: sindacato
- Japanese: 労働組合
- Korean: 노동조합
- Norwegian: fagforening
- Polish: związek zawodowy
- European Portuguese: sindicato
- Romanian: sindicat
- Russian: профсоюз
- Spanish: sindicato
- Swedish: fackförening
- Thai: สหภาพแรงงาน
- Turkish: sendika
- Ukrainian: профспілка
- Vietnamese: công đoàn
Definition of trade union from the Collins English Dictionary
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