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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The practice of combining, as workers in the same trade or in allied trades, for mutual support and protection, especially for the regulation of wages, hours of labor, etc.; also, trade-unions collectively. Also trades-unionism.


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  • Mr.M. G. Cunniff, who lately made an intimate study of trade-unionism, says: All through the unions socialism filters.


  • Providence Veterans Administration hospital he now visits for diabetes blood tests and traveled widely for the union, once even touring Brazil to teach the differences between free trade-unionism and communist trade-unionism.


  • Mr. SEXTON'S rather maladroit attempt to shift the blame on to the employers only deepened the impression that trade-unionism is developing into a system of caste, in which certain occupations are reserved for certain people.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 158, 1920-02-25

  • The period has been marked by a rapid growth of Socialism on the continent and of trade-unionism in Great

    The American Empire

  • Impossible to say to such a man that the idea of the closed shop had been an enemy to the spread of trade-unionism in this country by its implication of monopolistic tyranny.

    Making Both Ends Meet The income and outlay of New York working girls

  • * -- The Labor party of the present day is the product largely of the twin agencies of socialism and trade-unionism.

    The Governments of Europe

  • Just as democratic government cannot be condemned because of errors and even crimes committed by men democratically elected, so trade-unionism must not be condemned because of errors or crimes of occasional trade-union leaders.

    XIII. Social and Industrial Justice

  • But in English-speaking nations this is yet to come, and both co-operation and trade-unionism are allowed to drift into the grip of the Socialist movement, with the result that what might become a most effective alternative for Collectivism remains to-day its nursery and its support.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 14: Simony-Tournon

  • The training in mutual aid and interdependence, as well as in self-government and business habits, which the leaders of the wage-earners have received in both trade-unionism and the co-operative movements, while it might be of incalculable benefit in the formation of the needed Christian democracy, has so far been effective largely in demonstrating the power that is given by organization and numbers.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 14: Simony-Tournon

  • This, which is really Anarchist-Communism working through trade-unionism, is a movement distrustful of parliamentary systems, favourable to violence, tending towards destructive revolution.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 14: Simony-Tournon


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