open shop
noun Date: 1903 an establishment in which eligibility for employment and retention on the payroll are not determined by membership or nonmembership in a labor union though there may be an agreement by which a union is recognized as sole bargaining agent

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  • open shop — n: an establishment in which eligibility for employment and retention on the payroll are not determined by membership or nonmembership in a labor union though there may be an agreement by which a union is recognized as sole bargaining agent –… …   Law dictionary

  • Open Shop —   [əʊpn ʃɔp; englisch] der, (s)/ s,    1) Datenverarbeitung: Betriebsart eines Rechenzentrums, bei der den Anwendern die Rechenanlage unmittelbar, d. h. ohne Inanspruchnahme des Personals (Operator), zugänglich ist. Ein Anwender kann seine… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • open shop — UK US noun [C] HR, WORKPLACE ► a company, factory, etc. at which employees do not have to join a union: »In an open shop, union members pay dues, and those who choose not to join pay nothing. → Compare CLOSED SHOP(Cf. ↑closed shop) …   Financial and business terms

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

  • open shop — open shop, adj. a factory, office, or other business establishment in which a union, chosen by a majority of the employees, acts as representative of all the employees in making agreements with the employer, but in which union membership is not a …   Universalium

  • open-shop — open shop·per; …   English syllables

  • open shop — ☆ open shop n. a factory, business, etc. employing workers without regard to whether or not they are members of a union with which it may have a contract; also, the policy of employing workers in this way …   English World dictionary

  • Open shop — An open shop is a place of employment at which one is not required to join or financially support a union (Closed shop) as a condition of hiring or continued employment. Open shop is also known as a Merit Shop. Contents 1 Open shop vs closed shop …   Wikipedia

  • open shop — noun a company whose workers are hired without regard to their membership in a labor union • Hypernyms: ↑company * * * open shop [open shop] noun a business, factory, etc. where people can work without being members of a ↑trade union. Many… …   Useful english dictionary

  • open shop — {n. phr.} A factory or firm that employs both union and non union labor. * /The firm refuses to adopt an open shop policy./ Contrast: CLOSED SHOP …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • open shop — {n. phr.} A factory or firm that employs both union and non union labor. * /The firm refuses to adopt an open shop policy./ Contrast: CLOSED SHOP …   Dictionary of American idioms

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