a factory, office, or other business establishment in which a union, chosen by a majority of the employees, acts as representative of all the employees in making agreements with the employer, but in which union membership is not a condition of employment.
It was in this discussion that the question of the closed shop and the open shop came before the conference.
Making Both Ends Meet Sue Ainslie Clark and Edith Wyatt
For he was conscientious and must open shop with a fresh supply each day.
Pee-wee Harris Percy Keese Fitzhugh
Take the question of labor unions and the closed or open shop.
Human Nature and Conduct John Dewey
Employers of labor are justified in demanding the “open shop.”
Elements of Debating Leverett S. Lyon
The general welfare of the American people demands the open shop principle in our industries.
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Debate Index Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
You get breakfast, tend the baby, and wash and dress the other three children, and I’ll go down and open shop.’
The Life and Beauties of Fanny Fern Anonymous
But how avoid him while she had no other means of subsistence than working in an open shop?
The Wanderer (Volume 3 of 5) Fanny Burney
This was spoken in the open shop, and many of the young men and women heard it.
The Struggles of Brown, Jones, and Robinson Anthony Trollope
It involves no dispute of the right to strike or lock out, nor of the closed or open shop.
Herbert Hoover Vernon Kellogg
It angered him not a little, and he pitched the papers back, saying, “I’m not going to open shop here.”
Lincoln’s Yarns and Stories Alexander K. McClure
an establishment in which persons are hired and employed irrespective of their membership or nonmembership of a trade union Compare closed shop, union shop
A business that employs both unionized and nonunionized labor.
a disposition or tendency to look on the more favorable side of events or conditions and to expect the most favorable outcome. the belief that good ultimately predominates over evil in the world. the belief that goodness pervades reality. the doctrine that the existing world is the best of all possible worlds. Contemporary Examples Let […]
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disposed to take a favorable view of events or conditions and to expect the most favorable outcome. reflecting a favorable view of events and conditions and the expectation of a positive outcome; demonstrating : an optimistic plan. of or relating to . Contemporary Examples We might very well inclined to be optimistic about housing unless […]
the act or process of . the state or manner of being . something that is organized. structure; composition: The organization of this painting is quite remarkable. a group of persons organized for some end or work; association: a nonprofit organization. the administrative personnel or apparatus of a business. the functionaries of a political party […]