craft union

craft union
craft union n: a labor union with membership limited to workers in the same craft (as carpentry or plumbing) compare industrial union

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

craft union
An association of laborers wherein all the members do the same type of work.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


craft union
An association of laborers wherein all the members do the same type of work.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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  • craft union — craft unionist. a labor union composed only of people in the same craft. [1920 25] * * * ▪ labour        trade union combining workers who are engaged in a particular craft or skill but who may work for various employers and at various locations …   Universalium

  • craft union — ➔ union * * * craft union UK US noun [C] ► HR a trade union whose members are skilled workers who have the same skill: »In the 1890s, many of America s craft unions came together to form the American Federation of Labor (AFL) …   Financial and business terms

  • craft union — n. a labor union to which only workers in a certain trade, craft, or occupation can belong: distinguished from INDUSTRIAL UNION …   English World dictionary

  • craft union — craft′ un ion n. bus gov a labor union of people in the same craft • Etymology: 1920–25 craft′ un ionist, n …   From formal English to slang

  • craft union — noun a labor union whose membership is restricted to workers in a particular craft • Hypernyms: ↑union, ↑labor union, ↑trade union, ↑trades union, ↑brotherhood …   Useful english dictionary

  • craft union — noun Date: 1922 a labor union with membership limited to workers of the same craft compare industrial union …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • craft union — /ˈkraft junjən/ (say krahft yoohnyuhn) noun a union with membership based on a craft or skill, or on a group of related crafts or skills. Compare industrial union …   Australian-English dictionary

  • craft union — labor union for members of a specific craft (printing, carpentry, etc.) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • craft union — A labor union, the membership of which is confined to persons of a single craft or closely related crafts. 31 Am J Rev ed Lab § 13 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • craft union — See trade union …   Big dictionary of business and management

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