shop steward

shop steward
shop stew·ard n: a union member elected or appointed to serve as the representative of the union in a plant, department, or shop and charged mainly with negotiating the settlement of grievances of employees with employers, maintaining compliance with the collective bargaining agreement, recruiting new union members, and collecting union dues

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

shop steward
n.
A union official who is elected to represent his or her fellow workers in negotiations with management.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


shop steward
A labor union official elected to represent members in a plant or particular department.
The shop steward's duties include collection of dues, recruitment of new members, and initial negotiations for settlement of grievances.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


shop steward
A labor union official elected to represent members in a plant or particular department.
 
The shop steward's duties include collection of dues, recruitment of new members, and initial negotiations for settlement of grievances.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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