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trade unionism

noun
1.
the system, methods, or practice of trade or labor unions.
2.
trade unions collectively.
Also, trade-unionism, trades-unionism.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75
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labour union

association and activities of workers in a trade or industry for the purpose of obtaining or assuring improvements in working conditions through their collective action

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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