union shop
noun Date: 1904 an establishment in which the employer by agreement is free to hire nonmembers as well as members of the union but retains nonmembers on the payroll only on condition of their becoming members of the union within a specified time

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • union shop — UK US noun [C] (also closed shop) ► HR, WORKPLACE a place of work where you have to belong to a particular trade union: »If a union shop can t promise higher wages than its non union counterpart, why choose a union shop? …   Financial and business terms

  • union shop — ☆ union shop n. 1. a factory, business, etc. operating under a contract between the employer and a labor union, which permits the hiring of nonunion workers but requires that all new employees join the union within a specified period 2. this… …   English World dictionary

  • union shop — ● union shop nom masculin Pratique syndicale, en Belgique, dans les pays anglo saxons, qui oblige l employeur à n embaucher que des travailleurs s engageant à adhérer à un syndicat déterminé …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Union shop —   [ juːnjən ʃɔp, englisch], angloamerikanisches Arbeitsrecht: Bezeichnung für Absperrklausel …   Universal-Lexikon

  • union shop — 1. a shop, business establishment, or part thereof, in which terms and conditions of employment for all employees are fixed by agreement between the employer and a labor union. 2. a shop, business, etc., in which membership in a union is made a… …   Universalium

  • Union shop — In the United States of America, a union shop is a place of employment where the employer may hire either labor union members or nonmembers but where nonmembers must become union members within a specified period of time or lose their jobs. Under …   Wikipedia

  • union shop — n. to introduce a union shop * * * [ juːnɪənʃɒp] to introduce a union shop …   Combinatory dictionary

  • union shop — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. closed shop, unionized plant, unionized factory, union house, union establishment, preferential shop, not an open shop …   English dictionary for students

  • union shop — un′ion shop n. bus a shop, business, etc., in which membership in a union is made a condition of employment, but in which the employer may hire nonunion workers provided that they become members after a stated period, usu. 30 days • Etymology:… …   From formal English to slang

  • union shop —    A business in which a majority of the workers have voted to name a union as their certified bargaining agent. Compare closed shop …   Business law dictionary

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