company union


noun

a labor union dominated by management rather than controlled by the membership.
a union confined to employees of one business or corporation.

Nearby words

  1. company officer,
  2. company secretary,
  3. company sergeant major,
  4. company store,
  5. company town,
  6. company woman,
  7. compar.,
  8. comparable,
  9. comparable worth,
  10. comparation

Origin of company union

First recorded in 1910–15

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British Dictionary definitions for company union

company union

noun

mainly US and Canadian an unaffiliated union of workers usually restricted to a single business enterprise
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