Definition of Open shop

1. Noun. A company whose workers are hired without regard to their membership in a labor union.

Generic synonyms: Company

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Open Shop

open reading frames
open rectangle
open reduction of fractures
open relationships
open sandwich
open sea
open season
open seating
open secret
open secrets
open sesame
open sesames
open set
open sets
open shop (current term)
open sight
open skull fracture
open society
open someone's eyes
open source
open sourced
open sources
open sourcing
open sunshine
open system
open the attack
open the face
open the kimono
open time

Literary usage of Open shop

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Principles of Economics by Frank William Taussig (1921)
"The open onion, soch m alone can develop among the less skilled, a potent instrument for good. 301 — Sec.3. Closed shop or open shop? ..."

2. Selected Articles on the Closed Shop by Lamar Taney Beman (1922)
"In conclusion, the writer believes that because our present use of the terms open shop and closed shop is misleading and is not accurately descriptive of ..."

3. Selected Articles on the Open Versus Closed Shop (1912)
"By the "open" shop is commonly meant the policy of employing workmen without ... The open-shop question is by no means new, as the unionizing of the shops ..."

4. Intercollegiate Debates edited by Paul Martin Pearson, Egbert Ray Nichols (1913)
"An open shop suggests liberty and a Cl»sed Shop suggests tyranny. The freedom of the open shop is only the freedom of the man who keeps it. ..."

5. Employers' Associations in the United States: A Study of Typical Associations by Clarence Elmore Bonnett (1922)
"The Association has frequently contrasted the commercial and industrial growth of open-shop cities with closed-shop communities. The comparison is always ..."

6. Public Affairs Information Service Bulletin by Public Affairs Information Service (1920)
"12p '20 128 Broadway, NY American principie of the open shop; Overwhelming approval of ... Am Ind p 32-3 Ap '20 Industrial success depends upon open shop. ..."

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