non·​union·​ized | \ ˌnän-ˈyün-yə-ˌnīzd How to pronounce nonunionized (audio) \

Definition of nonunionized

: not unionized : not having or involving membership in a labor union nonunionized workers nonunionized jobs : characterized by the absence of labor unions nonunionized school districts

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Public charter schools, which are mostly nonunionized and growing rapidly in the city, don’t count in her estimation. Jason L. Riley, WSJ, "Teachers Unions Don’t Really Strike for ‘the Kids’," 22 Jan. 2019 Horizon ground-service agents are also one of the few nonunionized groups of tarmac workers at Sea-Tac. Hal Bernton, The Seattle Times, "Richard Russell was a jokester who complained about work, but Sea-Tac plane heist still baffles friends," 20 Aug. 2018 Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said 54% of private, nonunionized companies require arbitration today, up from 2% in 1992. David G. Savage,, "How the Supreme Court is invoking a 1925 law to restrict workers' rights today," 23 May 2018 That year, unionized white men backed Obama by an 18 percent margin; while nonunionized ones went for John McCain by 18. Eric Levitz, Daily Intelligencer, "Democrats Paid a Huge Price For Letting Unions Die," 26 Jan. 2018 The glut of schools in Michigan had also contributed to a teacher shortage, Brown said, making lower-salaried, nonunionized charter school jobs a tougher sell. Mark Binelli, New York Times, "Michigan Gambled on Charter Schools. Its Children Lost.," 5 Sep. 2017 The drive comes as Fight for $15 sets its sights on organizing nonunionized low-wage hospital workers, including dietary aides, nurses' assistants and patient transporters. Alexia Elejalde-ruiz,, "SEIU voter engagement drive to target Rauner, other Republican politicians," 25 Aug. 2017 In December, Mayor Bill de Blasio of New York ordered that 20,000 nonunionized workers be given six weeks of fully paid parental leave, but that amounts to a sliver of the total municipal work force of around 300,000. Thomas Fuller, New York Times, "San Francisco Approves Fully Paid Parental Leave," 5 Apr. 2016

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1893, in the meaning defined above

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