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company union

n
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) chiefly US and Canadian an unaffiliated union of workers usually restricted to a single business enterprise
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Noun1.company union - a union of workers for a single company; a union not affiliated with a larger union
labor union, trade union, trades union, union, brotherhood - an organization of employees formed to bargain with the employer; "you have to join the union in order to get a job"
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Union Pacific Corporation operates through its principal operating company Union Pacific Railroad Company.
7 January 2014 -- Virginia US-based bank holding company Union First Market Bankshares Corp said that it has made an investment in privately held payments firm The Payments Co.
In the Cuahtemoc Brewery, reasonable wages, good working conditions, hiring policies in which preference was given to family members of current workers, and benefits such as scholarships and pensions led to strong worker--loyalty and support for the company union.
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Exit had declined substantially, and voice - in the form of the company union - had taken its place.
Writers who remained active in the SWG and refused to join the company union saw their names on a "gray list" and found it more difficult to get work.
Strikes in 1906 and 1911 led to small wage increases, but management refused to negotiate with labor unions, used strikebreakers, and formed a "yellow" company union (147-49).
Hirsch's depiction of the Pullman Car Employes Association of the Repair Shops (PCEARS), a successful company union established in 1934, is particularly illuminating.