HAZANTOWN AGREEMENT

HAZANTOWN AGREEMENT

Hazantown agreement (hay-z[schwa]n-town). A type of collective-bargaining agreement used in the garment industry, governing the relationship between a jobber and the contractors that produce the jobber’s garments. ? The agreement does not govern the relationship between the jobber and its own employees. It governs the relationship between the jobber and the contractors that manufacture the garments that the jobber sells, including agreements that the jobber will use only unionized contractors, will ensure that salaries and bonuses are appropriately paid, and will contribute to employee-benefit funds maintained on behalf of the contractor’s employees. This term gets its name from Hazantown, Inc., the jobber involved in Danielson v. Joint Bd. of Coat, Suit & Allied Garment Workers’ Union, 494 F.2d 1230 (2d Cir. 1974). ¡ª Also termed jobber’s agreement.
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