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trade union in Labour relations, unions topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtrade unionˌtrade ˈunion (also trades union) noun [countable] British English  BELan organization, usually in a particular trade or profession, that represents workers, especially in meetings with employers syn labor union American Englishtrade unionist noun [countable]trade unionism noun [uncountable]
Examples from the Corpus
trade unionThe farm worker has himself contributed, though as often as not by leaving the industry rather than by joining a trade union.Wholesale changes took place within the management and trade union organisations, with the good going out with the bad.This was the proposal to rush punitive trade union legislation through Parliament while the strike was in progress.