What does agency shop clause mean?

agency shop clause meaning in Law Dictionary

When union people must pay a fee monthly. It's for workers of a company that will require employees to join the union.

agency shop clause meaning in Business Dictionary

Provision in a collective bargaining contract that most employees for the company (whether or not people in the union) spend a fixed monthly amount to the union as a disorder of work. This arrangement (in which it really is appropriate) functions as a compromise involving the union's objective to eradicate free bikers, and administration's objective which will make union membership a voluntary decision of each employee.