- A firm in which union membership is a precondition for employment. The Taft-Hartley Act (1947) outlawed closed shops, but de facto closed shops exist in situations where union halls are used to match employer needs with worker qualifications.
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closed shop — n: a business in which the employer by agreement hires and retains only union members see also labor management relations act in the important laws section compare open shop, union shop ◇ Closed shops are illegal under … Law dictionary
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Closed Shop — [ kloʊzd ʃɔp], der; [s], s: 1. (EDV früher) Betriebsart eines Rechenzentrums, bei der der Benutzer die Daten anliefert u. die Resultate abholt, jedoch zur Datenverarbeitungsanlage selbst keinen Zutritt hat. 2. [engl. closed shop, eigtl. =… … Universal-Lexikon
closed shop — closed shops N COUNT If a factory, shop, or other business is a closed shop, the employees must be members of a particular trade union. ...the trade union which they are required to join under the closed shop agreement … English dictionary
Closed Shop — [ ʃɔp] der; [s], s <aus gleichbed. engl. closed shop, eigtl. »geschlossenes Geschäft«>: 1. Betriebsart eines Rechenzentrums, bei der der Benutzer die Daten anliefert u. die Resultate abholt, jedoch zur Datenverarbeitungsanlage selbst keinen … Das große Fremdwörterbuch
closed shop — ● closed shop nom masculin (anglais closed shop) Pratique syndicale, en vigueur en Belgique, en Grande Bretagne et aux États Unis, qui prévoit, dans une convention collective ou un accord d entreprise, l insertion d une clause engageant l… … Encyclopédie Universelle
closed shop — n a company, factory etc where all the workers must belong to a particular ↑trade union … Dictionary of contemporary English
closed shop — noun count a business where all the workers must be members of a particular LABOR UNION … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
closed shop — closed′ shop′ n. a business establishment in which union membership is a condition of employment • Etymology: 1900–05, amer … From formal English to slang
closed shop — ► NOUN ▪ a place of work where all employees must belong to an agreed trade union … English terms dictionary
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