Define: Unionisation

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Definition: Unionisation


Quick Summary of Unionisation


the act or process of organising workers to become members of a trade union (which is an organisation that represents people who work in a particular industry).



What is the dictionary definition of Unionisation?

Dictionary Definition


  1. politics The act of forming a labour union.
  2. chemistry The opposite of ionisation.

 


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Full Definition of Unionisation


Unionisation refers to the process of organising the employees of a company into a labour union; which acts as an intermediary between the employees and company management.

In most cases, a majority vote of the employees is required to authorise the formation of a union. If a union is established the company is said to be unionised.


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Synonyms For Unionisation


unionizing, unionize, unionization, join trade unions, organizing


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Unionisation are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 30th December 2019.