lay official

lay official

a TRADE UNION representative who is not actually employed by a union, and who performs union duties in his or her spare time or in time made available by their employer. See SHOP STEWARD.
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Sweden has sent prosecutors abroad to interview people suspected of serious crimes before, precisely to determine whether it should lay official charges against them.
For 22 years he was a lay official for the Transport and General Workers Union.
A disciplinary hear-inwas held after John Dixon, Plaid's most senior lay official, accused her of leaking stories to Wales on Sunday's sister paper the Western Mail.
After all, there was a significant difference between Paya and Valdes; the latter was a lay official of the Catholic Church, while Paya was not.
True enough, a second look confirmed what can now lay official claim to be a less rare Anfield occurrence than a Peter Crouch goal - a female linesman.
The judge was in fact only a lay official taking time out as the boss of an engineering firm.
The churchwarden, who managed the parish "stock", was easily the most important lay official.
You can be accompanied by a full-time union official, a certified lay official or a co-worker.
Ms Williams is a long-standing lay official of the union Bectu.
He worked on the buses as a driver, plus 22 years as a lay official for the Transport and General Workers Union.
It is an amazing decision," But a senior lay official of the union, who also did not wish to be named.
His career has been in public transport, including 22 years as a lay official for the Transport and General Workers Union.