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shop steward

noun

Simple Definition of shop steward

  • : a member of a labor union in a factory or company who is elected by the other members to meet with the managers

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of shop steward

  1. :  a union member elected as the union representative of a shop or department in dealings with the management

1904

First Known Use of shop steward

1904


Law Dictionary

shop steward

noun

Legal Definition of shop steward

  1. :  a union member elected or appointed to serve as the representative of the union in a plant, department, or shop and charged mainly with negotiating the settlement of grievances of employees with employers, maintaining compliance with the collective bargaining agreement, recruiting new union members, and collecting union dues




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