hiring hall
noun Date: 1934 a union-operated placement office where registered applicants are referred in rotation to jobs

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • hiring hall — ˈhiring ˌhall noun [countable] HUMAN RESOURCES an office run by a union which provides workers with jobs, usually in the order in which they come to the office * * * hiring hall UK US noun [C] US HR ► an employment organization, usually run by a… …   Financial and business terms

  • hiring hall — n: a union operated placement office where registered applicants are referred to jobs usu. in the order of their registration Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • hiring hall — ☆ hiring hall n. an employment office, esp. one operated by a union to place its members in jobs in the order of their applications …   English World dictionary

  • Hiring hall — In organized labor, a hiring hall is an organization, usually under the auspices of a labor union, which has the responsibility of furnishing new recruits for employers who have a collective bargaining agreement with the union.The employer s use… …   Wikipedia

  • hiring hall — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. union hall, union employment office, employment office, labor office, labor temple …   English dictionary for students

  • hiring hall — an employment office operated by a union for placing members in jobs. [1930 35] * * * …   Universalium

  • hiring hall — noun An organization which has the responsibility of furnishing new recruits for employers who have a collective bargaining agreement with the trade union …   Wiktionary

  • hiring hall — Agency or office operated by union, by employer and union, or by state or local employment service, to provide and place employees for specific jobs …   Black's law dictionary

  • hiring hall — Agency or office operated by union, by employer and union, or by state or local employment service, to provide and place employees for specific jobs …   Black's law dictionary

  • hiring hall — A place where prospective employers may engage the services of persons available for employment, maintained by a labor union. 31 Am J Rev ed Lab § 250 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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