Industrial Union

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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.


Labor Union.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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The more enterprise unions with effective organizations there are, the greater the capacity of the industrial union has to collect votes for their sponsored candidates.
Legal recognition of workers' right to collective bargaining in Ontario in 1943, and across Canada a year later, did nothing to mitigate the profound distrust of industrial unions to which Keogh had given expression.
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The mill shut down in 1986, but in its heyday, it employed 15,000 steelworkers in 450 buildings on 430 acres, woven together with 150 miles of railroad track and the power of a great industrial union.
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These activities gained focus in the Congress of Industrial Organizations (i.e., the Industrial Union Councils) and local branches of the Communist party, the Socialist party, the American Labor party, and later the Democratic party.
Merger of the two unions will create the largest industrial union in North America, with more than 850,000 active members in over 8000 bargaining units in the United States, Canada, and the Caribbean.

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