industrial union

industrial union
in·dus·tri·al union n: a labor union that admits to membership workers in an industry regardless of their occupation or craft compare craft union

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

industrial union
A labor organization composed of members employed in a particular field, such as textiles, but who perform different individual jobs within their general type of work.

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


industrial union
A labor organization composed of members employed in a particular field, such as textiles, but who perform different individual jobs within their general type of work.

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

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