Definitions for "Business Agent"
Employed by the union to assist with bargaining, and other functions of the union.
Local union officer who acts as executive secretary for the union, handles business matters, enrolls new members, investigates complaints of members, negotiates with employers and generally administers the union's affairs. Davis-Bacon Act - Federal law that provides for payment of minimum wages by contractors engaged in construction, alteration or repair of public buildings. These wage rates are fixed by the secretary of labor
an agent who handles business affairs for another; especially one who deals with employers