union shop

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Clause in a union (collective bargaining) agreement that requires all employees to become members of the union (association) usually within 30 days of hiring, and to retain their membership as a condition of employment in the firm. Also called association shop.

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I learned about how the union shop worked and realized I would have to join shortly after I started working there.
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If you are working for a union shop you will have strong ties to your fellow workers and be part of a team.
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The union shop had its requirements that were non negotiable and fortunately every employee was happy to a part of the union.
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