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A union member elected to represent coworkers in dealings with management.
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1. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) a coworker elected by trade union members to represent them in discussions and negotiations with the management
2. (Professions) a coworker elected by trade union members to represent them in discussions and negotiations with the management
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an employee elected to represent a unionized shop, or the like, in dealings with an employer.
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