agency shop

Definition of "agency shop"
  1. A work setting where every employee, regardless of their union membership, is represented by the labor union in negotiations and is required to pay union dues
How to use "agency shop" in a sentence
  1. Every employee in the factory is required to pay union dues because it's an agency shop.
  2. The agency shop agreement ensures the labor union represents all employees in wage negotiations.
  3. Whether or not all employees within the firm agree with the union, they must still pay the fees due to the agency shop rules.

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