union shop

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n union shop a company allowed to hire nonunion workers on the condition that they will join the union within a specified time
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Usage

In literature:

He always preferred to see a union shop.
"Theodore Roosevelt and His Times" by Harold Howland
These shops were easily the largest and bestequipped in the Union when in 1838 John Stevens died at the age of ninety.
"The Age of Invention" by Holland Thompson
The question of the closed shop is, indeed, the most stubborn issue confronting the union.
"The Armies of Labor" by Samuel P. Orth
Unionism cannot maintain itself in existence without the closed shop.
"To Him That Hath" by Ralph Connor
I always prefer to see a union shop.
"Theodore Roosevelt" by Theodore Roosevelt
I do not say that this shall not be a union shop; I say that I shall employ whom I will for any purpose I see fit.
"Half a Rogue" by Harold MacGrath
We've always had the open shop, as you know, and it was all right so long as we were too small for the unions to scrap about.
"The Price" by Francis Lynde
I've decided to give in on that point and have a strictly union shop.
"The Forbidden Trail" by Honoré Willsie
I asked Sarah if she had ever worked in a union shop.
"Working With the Working Woman" by Cornelia Stratton Parker
Like the Labour Union, they valiantly fought the "open-shop" idea!
"The Cricket" by Marjorie Cooke
So Nathan Perry came up out of the mines a believer in the union, and the closed shop.
"In the Heart of a Fool" by William Allen White
The shop that is run by the aid of independent labor is the cause of the existence of the union label.
"Essentials of Economic Theory" by John Bates Clark
There's been a plot worked up here for three nights in Conlow's shop, to burn' every Union man's house in town.
"The Price of the Prairie" by Margaret Hill McCarter
The shop must be unionized.
"The Shadow" by Mary White Ovington
As he passed a book-shop in Union Square, a man reading the posters upon the outside attracted his notice.
"Phases of an Inferior Planet" by Ellen Glasgow
This Union controls all the shops in the land, and what you meet here you will meet everywhere.
"Overshadowed" by Sutton E. Griggs
The Union Pacific Machine Shops alone employ about seven hundred men.
"Ocean to Ocean on Horseback" by Willard Glazier
Then shop unions and each shop for itself.
"Comrade Yetta" by Albert Edwards
A Brick House on Union Street with a small Wooden Shop adjoining and Land belonging thereto.
"The Loyalists of Massachusetts" by James H. Stark
Take the question of labor unions and the closed or open shop.
"Human Nature and Conduct" by John Dewey
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In news:

AUSTIN- Amplify Credit Union is offering the public a one-stop shop for wellness.
Are credit unions doomed to follow the footsteps of record shops and bookstores, which have largely disappeared from the retail landscape.
Union Station has restaurants, shops, exhibits and entertainment.
Workers at Walmart stores from throughout Southern California plan to walk off their jobs today on the busiest shopping day of the year as part of a nationwide union-organized protest.
Editor Nick Lofting has set up shop at Union Editorial (www.unioneditorial.com).
John Tokar, classic car restoration expert, in his Union Bridge shop.
Photo for The Union by John Hart The water over flowed the ditch on Combie Road, Friday at Northridge Restaurant and CVS Shopping Center.
Wouldn't happen in a union shop .
Union Square's Coffee Shop provides Saturday-afternoon Brazilian music by Maucha Adnet, heading up a troupe regularly backed by Trio da Paz.
Photo for The Union by John Hart Tom Page of Reel Anglers Fly Shop is located at 760 S Auburn St, Ste.
Kohl's ' dream receipt' pays $1,600 shopping bill for credit union's Toys for Tots gifts.
Kohl's 'dream receipt' pays $1,600 shopping bill for credit union's Toys for Tots gifts.
Owner Gordon Roth operates a no-nonsense union shop, with 40 painters .
Sun River Plumbing is a fully licensed, bonded, and insured Union shop.
BOSTON Quorum Federal Credit Union has hired VogtGoldstein for advertising services, according to the independent shop.
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