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union-bashing Syllabification: un·ion-bash·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈyo͞onyənˌbaSHiNG/

Definition of union-bashing in English:


Active or vocal opposition to labor unions and their rights.
Example sentences
  • He's running as ‘pro-union,’ but it turns out that his unionism is primarily police guilds and he has a union-bashing history; the King County Labor Council is opposing him.
  • In fact, the First Minister repeated much of what he had said earlier that day at a press conference in East Kilbride, but his message about growing the economy was swamped by Jones' union-bashing blast.
  • Voters might not have known it from his overheated rhetoric, but Gardner was no union-bashing conservative.
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