Definitions for open shop
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word open shop
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a business establishment in which a union acts as representative of all the employees but in which union membership is not a condition of employment.
Origin of open shop:
a company whose workers are hired without regard to their membership in a labor union
An open shop is a place of employment at which one is not required to join or financially support a union as a condition of hiring or continued employment. Open shop is also known as a merit shop.
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