agency shop


a shop in which the union represents all workers in the bargaining unit and collects dues and fees from nonunion as well as union members.

Nearby words

  1. agen,
  2. agena,
  3. agenais,
  4. agency,
  5. agency for international development,
  6. agenda,
  7. agender,
  8. agendum,
  9. agenesis,
  10. agenetic

Origin of agency shop

First recorded in 1945–50 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019