Definition of Hiring hall

1. Noun. A union-operated placement office where jobs are allotted to applicants according to seniority or rotation.




Definition of Hiring hall

1. Noun. An organization which has the responsibility of furnishing new recruits for employers who have a collective bargaining agreement with the trade union. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hiring Hall

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hiring hall (current term)
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Literary usage of Hiring hall

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1. Welfare That Works: Beyond the New Deal by David Pinto-Duschinsky (2001)
"The hiring hall tries to avoid this problem by getting employers to agree to hire ... All firms pay a contribution towards the hiring hall's training fund, ..."

2. Reports of Cases Relative to the Duty and Office of a Justice of the Peace by Thomas Caldecott (1800)
"... is this: the acfl of parliament has faid, the hiring (hall be for a year, /'. e. for an entire ..."

3. Bound for Good Health: A Collection of Age Pages (1993)
"... Institute for Workforce Development, Tom Glenn, is the "job placement system'. "What we in the union can do best is operate as a hiring hall' for our ..."

4. The Fortnightly Review (1882)
"It will contain one enormous central hiring hall where workmen in want of engagements can repair, five large halls as meeting-places for the general ..."

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