preferential hiring

noun

Definition of preferential hiring

: a policy agreed to by an employer to hire qualified union members if they are available with the understanding that nonunion workers may be hired without being required to join the union when the union cannot supply men

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“Preferential hiring.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/preferential%20hiring. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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