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labor organization n
: an organization, agency, committee, group, or plan in which employees take part that deals with employers about such matters as wages and grievances
: labor union NOTE: Designation by the court as a labor organization subject to applicable statutes can confer a variety of liabilities and protections, esp. in regard to antitrust issues, unfair labor and management practices, and right-to-work laws.
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.