union-busting

union-busting
union-busting UK US noun [U] INFORMAL
WORKPLACE the activity of reducing or destroying the power of a trade union or trade unions: »

The company has a reputation for union-busting tactics.

union-buster noun [C]
»

The CEO has a reputation as a union-buster.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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