Meaning of “non-union” in the English Dictionary

"non-union" in Business English

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uk us 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” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)