organized labor

noun
1.
all workers who are organized in labor unions.
2.
these unions considered as a political force.

Origin:
1880–85, Americanism

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Unfortunately, much of the coverage of organized labor has been unfair.
To say the problem is merely the power of organized labor is too simple-minded.
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