Definition of nonunion
1 : not belonging to or connected with a trade union nonunion carpenters
2 : not recognizing or favoring trade unions or their members
3 : not produced or worked on by members of a trade union nonunion lettuce
Examples of nonunion in a Sentence
They are cutting costs by using nonunion labor.
It's a nonunion construction firm.
Recent Examples of nonunion from the Web
At The Courant's request, the city released a list of all nonunion employees with five to 10 years of experience – those who would be grandfathered in under the newest changes.
Federal prosecutors are examining everything from the campaign donations that have made the union a political powerhouse and Dougherty a kingmaker, to the union’s turbulent and sometimes violent relationship with nonunion contractors.
Federal investigators also sought documents and emails relating to union picketing and other job actions against nonunion contractors as well as reports by Local 98 officials on nonunion job sites.
Under his plan, department heads and their deputies would take unpaid days off, and could assign furloughs to nonunion subordinates.
Union representation boosts Black women’s earnings and reduces gaps in earnings between Black women and other workers; Black women represented by a union earn an average of $192.10, or 32.2 percent, more per week than Black women in nonunion jobs.
That official, Geoffrey Burr, who has since moved to the Department of Transportation as chief of staff, had been a lobbyist for the Associated Builders and Contractors, which represents nonunion construction companies.
Tesla is a nonunion operation, but the United Auto Workers has been trying to organize workers for years.
After The Courant made months of inquiries to city leaders about the payments, Bronin last week proposed cracking down on nonunion payouts.
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First Known Use of nonunion
NONUNION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of nonunion for English Language Learners
: not belonging to a labor union
: not accepting labor unions : not having employees who are members of a labor union
Medical Definition of nonunion
: failure of the fragments of a broken bone to knit together
Legal Definition of nonunion
1 : not belonging to or connected with a labor union nonunion carpenters
2 : not recognizing or favoring labor unions or their members
3 : not produced or worked on by members of a labor union nonunion lettuce
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