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UNION SHOP

A type of business in which an employer is allowed to hire a nonunion worker, who, however, must subsequently join the union in order to be permitted to continue work.

A union shop is different from a closed shop; in the latter situation, the employee must be a union member before being hired.

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Labor Law; Labor Union.

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union shop

un·ion shop • n. a place of work where employers may hire nonunion workers who must join a labor union within an agreed time. Compare with closed shop, open shop.

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union shop: see closed shop and open shop.

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