Translation of unionize in Spanish:


sindicalizar, v.

Pronunciation /ˈjunjəˌnaɪz/ /ˈjuːnjənʌɪz/ /ˈjuːnɪənʌɪz/

See Spanish definition of sindicalizar

transitive verb

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    sindicalizar mainly Latin America
    sindicar mainly Spain
    • In other business, the delegate assembly voted to encourage MLA members to unionize when possible and to support the unionizing efforts of other campus workers.
    • So why is the Mission opposing their workers’ attempts to unionize?
    • With the Supreme Court's 2002 Hoffman decision, undocumented immigrant laborers have no legal standing to sue for back pay when fired for attempting to unionize.
    • Union leaders, however, said the action recalled the techniques of violence and intimidation used against the longshoremen during their attempts to unionize in the 1930s.
    • Maquilas prefer to employ young women, often as young as fourteen, because the owners believe that young women are easier to control and less likely to attempt to unionize.
    • The rhetoric of slavery has been applied to a variety of social movements, such as the quest for equal rights for women or attempts to unionize American workers.
    • If the 1,500 or so workers at the factory attempt to unionize, he added, they will be fired and blacklisted.
    • But their attempts to unionize are going to fail, because their replacements are already on the way.
    • The type of workplaces Kath was responsible for in her job had a high turnover of staff making any attempt at unionising difficult.
    • Remarkably for a supposedly ‘liberal’ institution such as a university, attempts to unionise postgraduate teaching staff have been vigorously resisted by some US universities.
    • He joined the Labour Party, and even attempted to unionise professional players.
    • After that I felt that we, the workers, needed unity and I have been attempting to unionise the place.
    • We need to look at something that is not driven just by ideology, or that is the politically correct approach of this Government - a bunch of trade unionists who now want to unionise everyone.
    • One of the decisions found faculty members at Manhattan College eligible to unionize; the other enabled graduate assistants at New York University to bargain collectively.
    • One reason is that it is much harder to unionize an unorganized workplace than most of us realize.
    • Too bad federal law makes it virtually impossible to unionize a company that doesn't want to be unionized, isn't it?
    • About 360 students voted to unionize last March as a last-ditch attempt to pressure the administration over low pay and working conditions.
    • A 1907 attempt by labor organizers to unionize the Ashio copper mines was only put down by thousands of army troops.
    • This might be done if that employee was part of an effort to try to unionize or organize in any way with other employees.
    • The first is to organize, unionize, or whatever you want to call it, and join the fight for a bigger piece of that limited pie.

intransitive verb

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    sindicalizarse mainly Latin America
    sindicarse mainly Spain