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industrial union

noun
1.
a labor union composed of workers in various trades and crafts within one industry.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25
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British Dictionary definitions for industrial-union

industrial union

noun
1.
a labour organization in which all workers in a given industry are eligible for membership Compare craft union
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industrial union

trade union that combines all workers, both skilled and unskilled, who are employed in a particular industry. At the heart of industrial unionism is the slogan "one shop, one union."

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