from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A union-operated placement center where jobs from various employers are allotted to registered applicants according to a set order based usually on rotation or seniority.

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  • n. An organization which has the responsibility of furnishing new recruits for employers who have a collective bargaining agreement with the trade union.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a union-operated placement office where jobs are allotted to applicants according to seniority or rotation


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