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English definition of “non-union”


adjective     (also non-unionized) HR, WORKPLACE
not belonging to a trade union : non-union worker/employee Among blue-collar jobs , union workers averaged $18.62 while non-union workers received $14.23.non-union labour Council withdrew a proposal to open the project to nonunion labour .
not employing workers who are in a trade union , or not in favour of trade unions : non-union company/contractor/store, etc. The Big Three automakers contend that labor costs make it hard for them to compete with non-union companies .
not made or worked on by members of a trade union : She refuses to buy non-union produce . We work on union and non-union jobs throughout the country .
(Definition of non-union adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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