closed shop(redirected from Closed shop and open shop)
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See union shop.
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a business establishment in which union membership is a condition of employment.
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A firm which allows only union members to be employed operates a closed shop.
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|Noun||1.||closed shop - a company that hires only union members|
company - an institution created to conduct business; "he only invests in large well-established companies"; "he started the company in his garage"
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