- The definition of a shop steward is a person elected by his or her co-workers to represent them with management.
A man who has been elected by his co-workers to negotiate with management on their behalf is an example of a shop steward.
shop steward definition by Webster's New World
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a person elected by co-workers in a union shop to represent them in dealing with the employer
shop steward definition by American Heritage Dictionary
nounThe 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 member elected to represent coworkers in dealings with management.
shop steward - Business Definition
A union member who is elected by other union employees to handle their complaints and represent their interests.