Share this entry
demarcation dispute Line breaks: de|mar|ca¦tion dis|pute

Entry from British & World English dictionary

Definition of demarcation dispute in English:


A dispute between trade unions about who should do a particular job.
Example sentences
  • The demarcation dispute involving 55 workers was ended when the company and the union signed a 12-month agreement.
  • There is a demarcation dispute in process, your Honour, which may need to be resolved.
  • More industrial unions were created at the expense of traditional craft unions, but demarcation disputes and unofficial strikes were frequent.
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources