nonunion nonunion  /nɑn ˈ jun jən/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) not belonging to or not allowing affiliation with a trade union

Usage(s):

  1. Eventually there was a lockoutand AK Steel reorganized itself as a nonunion shop.
  2. Union and nonunion people split once again on the question of whether or not union members agreed with the President.
  3. The committee was never able to document its harsher charges, but it stubbornly refused to back down, and hired its own nonunion instructors.

News

  1. WOODHAVEN: Vice president of J.S. Vig responds to pickets at Gorno Ford

    WOODHAVEN — When J.S. Vig Construction’s vice president returned to the office Monday, co-workers told him of a News-Herald report last week about a demonstration against nonunion workers at Gorno Ford.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The News-Herald

  2. Sacramento-area grocery union wins major legal victory in picketing dispute

    Unionized grocery workers in the Sacramento area won a big legal victory upholding their right to picket a nonunion store when the U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear management's appeal this week.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Sacramento Bee

  3. McHenry County committees split on 2.75 percent increase for nonunion employees

    Committees split on 2.75 percent increase for nonunion employees
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Northwest Herald

Quotes

  1. With Bush expected to pocket over $200 million in campaign contributions, "I think we know that to be able to talk to our members and in some cases nonunion voters, we're going to need a lot of resources to be heard," said Andy Stern, president...
    on Nov 28, 2003 By: Andy Stern Source: First Coast News

  2. ...Hugo Black wrote the majority decision, which deemed the law constitutional and their decision within the framework provided by earlier cases that upheld the Wagner Act because it "prohibits employment discrimination against nonunion...
    on Jul 4, 2010 By: Hugo Black Source: History News Network

  3. The studios "want to create a vast pool of nonunion labor," said SAG First Vice President Anne-Marie Johnson.
    on May 19, 2009 By: Anne-Marie Johnson Source: Los Angeles Times

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