yellow-dog contract definition by Webster's New World
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an employer-employee contract, now illegal, by which an applicant for a job agrees not to be a labor-union member while employed
yellow-dog contract definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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.
An employer-employee contract, no longer legal, by which the employee agrees not to join a union while employed.
yellow-dog contract - Business Definition
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Business Terms Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
An employment contract that prohibits an employee from joining a labor union during the period of employment. Yellow-dog contracts were popular during the early 1900s but are now illegal.
yellow-dog contract - Legal Definition
A document required of an employee by the employer, as a condition of employment, in which the employee promises not to join a labor union, with penalty for breach being the termination of employment. Federal laws, including the National Labor Relations Act, have made such contracts illegal.