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Active or vocal opposition to labor unions and their rights.
- ‘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.’
- ‘Small business people and working families need a Government with new ideas to solve real problems, not this second-hand piece of union-bashing.’
- ‘There has been a fairly major exercise in union-bashing going on for some months, calling itself a Royal Commission into the building industry.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘Voters might not have known it from his overheated rhetoric, but Gardner was no union-bashing conservative.’
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