Yellow dog contract

Yellow dog contract,

Definition of Yellow dog contract:

  1. A contract between a worker and an employer in which the worker agrees not to remain in or join a union.

  2. An agreement used in United States labor law in which a prospective employee agrees as a condition of employment, not to join a labor union and to forfeit employment upon joining a union during the period of their employment. The yellow dog contract was widely used in the United States until 1932, when these contracts were outlawed by the Norris-LaGuardia Act.

How to use Yellow dog contract in a sentence?

  1. The yellow dog contract is a signed statement by the worker that he is not a member of any union, that he will not join any union while employed in the establishment, and that he will make no effort to induce other employees to join a union.

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