from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A business or industrial establishment whose employees are required to be union members or to agree to join the union within a specified time after being hired. Also called closed shop.
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- n. A place of employment in which newly hired workers must join the union representing the workers within a certain period of time, typically 30 days.
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- n. a company allowed to hire nonunion workers on the condition that they will join the union within a specified time
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