agency-shop agreement


agency-shop agreement
A form of union-security agreement under which union membership remains optional with the employee in the sense that membership is neither compulsory nor unavailable, but the employee as a condition of employment is under a duty to pay the union initiation fees and regular dues. Such an arrangement is valid as union-security, except where prohibited by state right to work laws. Anno: 11 L Ed 2d 1001.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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