company union


Definition of company union

: an unaffiliated labor union of the employees of a single firm especially : one dominated by the employer

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Recent Examples on the Web Local catering company Union Joints carried out the initiative, which was funded by Eminem and the Marshall Mathers Foundation. Leah Asmelash, CNN, "Eminem donated 'Mom's Spaghetti' to hospital workers fighting coronavirus in Detroit," 24 Apr. 2020 The company union rewards employees with a broad menu of employee discounts plus funds for team leaders to offer employee recognition, branch outings and team building. azcentral, "Top Companies to Work for in Arizona 2018-Large Companies," 7 June 2018

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First Known Use of company union

1917, in the meaning defined above

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“Company union.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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Legal Definition of company union

: an unaffiliated labor union of the employees of a single company

Note: Historically, the company union was one formed or dominated by the company. Such unions have been long held to be illegal.

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