superseniority

noun
su·​per·​seniority | \ ¦süpə(r)+ \

Definition of superseniority

: seniority unrelated to length of actual service especially : additional service sometimes credited to a union official or veteran or granted temporarily to insure a union official being employed while holding office

called also synthetic seniority

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History and Etymology for superseniority

super- + seniority

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“Superseniority.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/superseniority. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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