labor movement

IPA: ɫˈeɪbɝmˈuvmʌnt


  • an organized attempt by workers to improve their status by united action especially via labor unions (especially the leaders of this movement)

Examples of "labor movement" in Sentences

  • For the labor movement, this is a distressing development.
  • This won't be the first or last time that civil and human rights advocates have worked together with the labor movement.
  • The fight seems likely to become the biggest battle against a single store in the city's history, because the labor movement sees Wal-Mart as Public Enemy No. 1 since it is so anti-union, and because many small businesses fear that tens of thousands of Wal-Mart-loving consumers will flock to the store, taking millions of dollars in business with them.

Examples of "labor-movement" in Sentences

  • Both were public school teachers and strong labor-movement sympathizers.
  • A bigger problem is that he writes as an obvious labor-movement partisan.
  • She gestured off an area roughly the size of one of the labor-movement paintings.
  • Do you remember those labor-movement paintings that Jesse Herrera's grandmother has for sale?
  • Union members who arrived at Occupy Wall Street encampments hope to win labor-movement allies.
  • A downward spiral in membership would weaken unions' political influence, particularly in key states such as Ohio and Wisconsin, according to some labor-movement observers.
  • And he who knows the labor-movement knows that there is slowly growing up and being formulated a clear, definite policy for the capture of the political and judicial machinery.
  • Drivers said there is widespread wariness about trying to negotiate with government authorities, for fear anyone who does so will be labeled a labor-movement leader and punished.
  • No man may boast a more intimate knowledge of the labor-movement than he, and he reiterates again and again the dangerous likelihood of the whole labor-group capturing the political machinery of society.

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