Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
an employment office, esp. one operated by a union to place its members in jobs in the order of their applications
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A union-operated placement center where jobs from various employers are allotted to registered applicants according to a set order based usually on rotation or seniority.