Open Shop Definition

A factory, business, etc. employing workers without regard to whether or not they are members of a union with which it may have a contract; also, the policy of employing workers in this way.
Webster's New World
A place or policy of employment that does not permit discrimination against employees based on membership or nonmembership in a labor union.
American Heritage
A business that employs workers regardless of whether or not they are members of a labor union.
Webster's New World Law
  • free business
  • anti-union business
  • non-union employment
  • non-union labor

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