Closed Shop

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Definition: Closed Shop



What is the dictionary definition of Closed Shop?

Dictionary Definition


n. a business that will hire only union members by choice or by agreement with the unions, although the Labor-Management Relations Act prohibits closed shop practices which require employees to be union members. A “union shop” is a business in which a majority of the workers have voted to name a union as their certified bargaining agent.


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Closed Shop are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 27th April, 2020 | 2 Views.