Meaning of “shop steward” in the English Dictionary

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"shop steward" in Business English

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shop stewardnoun [ C ]

uk us HR, WORKPLACE

a worker elected by the workers in a factory or business to represent them in discussions with the management. A shop steward is usually a member of a trade union:

Fifty shop stewards met yesterday to approve a strike ballot.

(Definition of “shop steward” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)