Union

Union may refer to:

  • Trade union or labor union, an organization of workers who have banded together, often for the purpose of getting better working conditions or pay
  • Credit union
  • Taxpayer groups (Taxpayers union), an organization of taxpayers, for the purpose of getting better budget responsibility from government
  • Union (set theory), a mathematical set composed of all of the distinct elements of a collection of sets
  • Union (plumbing), a pipe fitting
  • Union (American Civil War), a name used to refer to the federal government of the United States and loyal states during the American Civil War
  • Gabrielle Union, American actress
  • Half-union, a coin
  • Poor Law Union

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Famous quotes containing the word union:

    Our age is pre-eminently the age of sympathy, as the eighteenth century was the age of reason. Our ideal men and women are they, whose sympathies have had the widest culture, whose aims do not end with self, whose philanthropy, though centrifugal, reaches around the globe.
    Frances E. Willard 1839–1898, U.S. president of the Women’s Christian Temperance Union 1879-1891, author, activist. The Woman’s Magazine, pp. 137-40 (January 1887)

    My whole working philosophy is that the only stable happiness for mankind is that it shall live married in blessed union to woman-kind—intimacy, physical and psychical between a man and his wife. I wish to add that my state of bliss is by no means perfect.
    —D.H. (David Herbert)

    Maybe we were the blind mechanics of disaster, but you don’t pin the guilt on the scientists that easily. You might as well pin it on M motherhood.... Every man who ever worked on this thing told you what would happen. The scientists signed petition after petition, but nobody listened. There was a choice. It was build the bombs and use them, or risk that the United States and the Soviet Union and the rest of us would find some way to go on living.
    John Paxton (1911–1985)