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labor leader

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n labor leader a leader of a labor movement
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Usage

In literature:

This the labor leaders deny.
"New York Times Current History; The European War, Vol 2, No. 5, August, 1915" by Various
Franklin, Benjamin, 8; labors against slavery, skill of as a leader, 19.
"The Negro and the Nation" by George S. Merriam
No wonder only the fighting type of labor leader has emerged.
"Working With the Working Woman" by Cornelia Stratton Parker
The labor leaders have nothing to lose, not even their jobs, for their work is labor leading.
"The Shadow On The Dial, and Other Essays" by Ambrose Bierce
Labor leaders ought to reason that this is not right.
"Donahoe's Magazine, Volume 15, No. 2, February 1886" by Various
That is the eight-hour movement of 1886 which culminated in the death of five labor leaders.
"Mother Earth, Vol. 1 No. 4, June 1906" by Various
I was what you call a labor leader.
"The Sequel" by George A. Taylor
With a shrug of his shoulders, the leader of the Young Labor party turned and made his way along the track toward the wharf.
"The Great Drought" by Sterner St. Paul Meek
In spite of the warnings of the few loyal labor leaders still at liberty, the workers began to grumble and to talk revolt.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume VI (of VIII)" by Various
Lancaster (Pa.) Labor Leader, Sept. 1, 1917.
"Negro Migration during the War" by Emmett J. Scott
Mr. Mitchell is still in the prime of life and is one of our most skillful and trusted labor leaders.
"Modern Americans" by Chester Sanford
Jesus and nearly every leader of a great religious movement was of the poor and labored with the poor.
"The Evolution of the Country Community" by Warren H. Wilson
To begin: you say I'll have more power than any other labor leader in the world.
"In the Heart of a Fool" by William Allen White
Labor leaders are bought just as labor representatives are bought.
"Violence and the Labor Movement" by Robert Hunter
Their leader managed the ascent with much labor and difficulty.
"Indian Scout Talks" by Charles A. Eastman
Who will say that Nature and Liberty were the genii who directed the labors of the leaders of the Rebellion?
"Martyria" by Augustus C. Hamlin
Even John Burns, a Socialist Labor leader and a self-taught man, seeks society relations.
"Current History: A Monthly Magazine of the New York Times, May 1918" by Various
All at once the labor leader's right fist shot out with lightning-like speed.
"The Iron Boys as Foremen" by James R. Mears
One or two of the labor leaders showed some bitterness in their criticism of certain legislation.
"Under Four Administrations" by Oscar S. Straus
Many have done this already, and organized labor in New York, its leaders tell us, receives an increasing number of colored workmen.
"Half a Man" by Mary White Ovington
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In news:

As the election results in the United States rolled in on Tuesday evening, the leaders of the hockey world were engaged in what could be the first real negotiations of the ongoing labor dispute.
Union taxi drivers in a contract dispute with the Frias Transportation Management group have overwhelmingly rejected a labor agreement and authorized union leaders to strike.
Andrew Cuomo, Rep Pete King and business an labor leaders are scheduled to hold an 11:15 am livecast on the hunt for federal Sandy aid.
President Barack Obama has designated the home of Latino labor leader Cesar Chavez as a national monument.
Speakers and dancers at a groundbreaking Monday mark the importance of honoring the labor leader.
The Central Valley home of labor leader Cesar Chavez is now a national monument.
President Obama has designated the home of Latino labor leader Cesar Chavez as a national monument.
President Barack Obama on Monday dedicated the nation's newest addition to the National Park system, a 187-acre site where labor leader Cesar Chavez lived the last 22 years of his life and where he is now buried.
President Obama was in the south valley on Monday to honor labor leader César Chávez.
Obama to discuss 'fiscal cliff' with labor leaders.
Late last month Long Island became the first suburban region to summon leaders from the business, nonprofit, labor and government sectors around the issue of immigration.
Mexico's ' eternal ' labor leaders survive reform.
Members of the National Mail Handlers Union Local 305 march in the Charlotte Labor Day Parade in Charlotte, N.C. Union leaders are a significant presence at the Democratic National Convention.
WASHINGTON (PAI)--Union leaders welcomed the choice of pro-worker Rep Hilda Solis (D-Calif.) as Labor Secretary in the incoming Democratic Obama administration.
"When you look at the minimum wage that exists in New York state, every New Yorker should be totally embarrassed," said Deputy Senate Minority Leader Neil Breslin at a press conference at the Albany Labor Temple on Friday (Aug 17).
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