shop steward


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shop steward

n.
A union member elected to represent coworkers in dealings with management.

shop steward

n
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

shop′ stew`ard


n.
an employee elected to represent a unionized shop, or the like, in dealings with an employer.
[1910–15]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shop steward - a union member who is elected to represent fellow workers in negotiating with management
union representative - a representative for a labor union
Translations

shop steward

n (Brit) (Industry) → rappresentante m/f sindacale
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However, his comments were in stark contrast to shop steward Richard McCarthy who hours earlier said a ballot would take place within two weeks.
In councils such as Middlesbrough, Stockton and Redcar and Cleveland there should - by agreement - be one full-time, council-funded shop steward available to provide support and advice to all union members during office hours.
Rising wages cause rising prices SHOP steward says he travels away from home 1,000 miles per week.
Mr Cunningham, a Scot by birth, explained how he came to live in Coventry and how he obtained his first job at Rolls Royce where he became a shop steward and then senior shop steward.
Even though I was an NUJ shop steward, and closed shops were common in those days, I always argued against them.
Employees at the SSC recently demanded the removal of Tjivikua and the reinstatement of the union's shop steward, Dusken Kabende who was suspended last week for allegedly questioning the shortlisting criteria of new staff.
Meurig Thomas, a shop steward representing the Unite union at Aberthaw power station in the Vale of Glamorgan, said between 200 and 300 contractors had walked out in sympathy with workers at the Lindsey oil refinery.
Council bosses postponed their inquiry because shop steward Willie Cree was stinking of booze.
As a longstanding member of the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC), a current shop steward, and a 100 percent union kind of guy, I have found a large segment of the membership to be completely uninterested in union activities.
Meanwhile, Asda depot workers in Washington, Tyne & Wear, went on a 24-hour strike over pay on June 23 and further action may follow a disciplinary hearing against a shop steward.
During our negotiations, I got to know ROC co-founder and general manager, Fekkak Mamdouh, who had worked at Windows for years and had also been the head union shop steward there.
After training provided by the groups, Ramos today is a shop steward on a major construction project in Hollywood.