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uk   us   (also non-unionized) HR, WORKPLACE
not belonging to a ​tradeunion: non-union worker/employee Among ​blue-collarjobs, ​unionworkersaveraged $18.62 while non-union ​workers received $14.23.non-union labour Council ​withdrew a ​proposal to ​open the ​project to nonunion ​labour.
not ​employingworkers who are in a ​tradeunion, or not in favour of ​tradeunions: non-union company/contractor/store, etc. The Big Three automakers contend that ​laborcosts make it hard for them to ​compete with non-union ​companies.
not made or ​worked on by ​members of a ​tradeunion: 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)
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