closed shop
noun Date: 1904 1. an establishment in which the employer by agreement hires only union members in good standing 2. an exclusive group or establishment

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  • closed shop — ˌclosed ˈshop noun [countable usually singular] 1. HUMAN RESOURCES a place of work where only members of a particular trade union are employed: • Mr Blair was criticised by union leaders when he dropped his support of the closed shop. 2. COMMERCE …   Financial and business terms

  • Closed Shop — [ kloʊzd ʃɔp], der; [s], s: 1. (EDV früher) Betriebsart eines Rechenzentrums, bei der der Benutzer die Daten anliefert u. die Resultate abholt, jedoch zur Datenverarbeitungsanlage selbst keinen Zutritt hat. 2. [engl. closed shop, eigtl. =… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • closed shop — closed shops N COUNT If a factory, shop, or other business is a closed shop, the employees must be members of a particular trade union. ...the trade union which they are required to join under the closed shop agreement …   English dictionary

  • Closed Shop — [ ʃɔp] der; [s], s <aus gleichbed. engl. closed shop, eigtl. »geschlossenes Geschäft«>: 1. Betriebsart eines Rechenzentrums, bei der der Benutzer die Daten anliefert u. die Resultate abholt, jedoch zur Datenverarbeitungsanlage selbst keinen …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • closed shop — ● closed shop nom masculin (anglais closed shop) Pratique syndicale, en vigueur en Belgique, en Grande Bretagne et aux États Unis, qui prévoit, dans une convention collective ou un accord d entreprise, l insertion d une clause engageant l… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • closed shop — n a company, factory etc where all the workers must belong to a particular ↑trade union …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • closed shop — noun count a business where all the workers must be members of a particular LABOR UNION …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • closed shop — closed′ shop′ n. a business establishment in which union membership is a condition of employment • Etymology: 1900–05, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • closed shop — ► NOUN ▪ a place of work where all employees must belong to an agreed trade union …   English terms dictionary

  • closed shop — ☆ closed shop n. 1. a factory, business, etc. operating under a contractual arrangement between a labor union and the employer by which only members of the union may be employed 2. this arrangement …   English World dictionary

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