union scale

Origin of union scale

First recorded in 1975–80

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How to use union scale in a sentence

  • His labor charges were on a per diem basis and considerably under the union scale that then prevailed.

    If You're Going to Live in the Country | Thomas H. Ormsbee and Richmond Huntley
  • In general, the union scale of wages and hours of labor were adopted, but the open shop was maintained.

  • Two hundred dollars a month—and the union scale was a hundred and fifty!

    Cappy Ricks Retires | Peter B. Kyne
  • I'll pay you the union scale and not a blasted cent more or less.

    Captain Scraggs | Peter B. Kyne