2016 Code of Alabama
Article 1 - General Provisions.
Section 25-7-2 - Definitions.

AL Code § 25-7-2 (2016) What's This?
Section 25-7-2Definitions.

When used in this article, the terms defined in this section shall have the meanings herein ascribed to them, unless it clearly appears from the context that some other meaning is indicated:

(1) LABOR ORGANIZATION or LABOR UNION. Every organization, association, group, union, lodge, local, branch, or subdivision thereof, whether incorporated or not, having within its membership employees working in the State of Alabama, organized for the purpose of dealing with employer or employers concerning hours of employment, rates of pay or the tenure or other terms or conditions of employment, but such term or terms shall not include any labor organization or labor union the members of which are subject to the Act of Congress known as the Railway Labor Act.

(2) LABOR DISPUTE. Any controversy concerning terms, tenure, or conditions of employment or concerning the association or representation of persons in negotiating, fixing, maintaining, changing, or seeking to arrange terms or conditions of employment, regardless of whether the disputants stand in the proximate relation of employer and employee; provided, that this definition shall not relate to a dispute between an individual worker and his employer.

(Acts 1943, No. 298, p. 252, §2.)

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