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collective bargaining

[kəlek′tiv]
the use of collective action by employees in negotiating working conditions and economic issues with their employer.

collective bargaining

A negotiation between an employer and employee representatives, e.g., between a health care facility and one of its employee unions.

collective bargaining,

n the negotiations between organized labor and employers on matters such as wages, hours, working conditions, and health and welfare programs.
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The "new unionists" point to the 1996 formation of the Teacher Union Reform Network and to widely touted collective bargaining agreements in Dade County, Florida; in Seattle; and in Cincinnati and Toledo, Ohio.
As a result, once the collective bargaining agreement is ratified by union membership, the Company expects to record a one-time non-cash pre-tax benefit of approximately $18.
He supervises a legal staff that provides counsel to the NFL clubs in interpretation and implementation of the collective bargaining agreement, as well as representation of the clubs in grievance arbitrations.
Moreover, upon reviewing contractual language governing the AIP, we believe these cash bonuses to be in violation of our collective bargaining agreements.
legacy carriers to negotiate labor concessions are likely to increase pressure on American to re-open collective bargaining agreements with its unions by year-end.
The State Legislature enacted legislation in 1993 enabling employers and unions in the construction industry to establish "carve-out" programs through their collective bargaining agreements to create alternatives for workers' compensation benefit delivery and dispute resolution (Labor Code Section 3201.
The Settlement ends a labor dispute that has been ongoing for more than six years between RMSM and the United Steelworkers of America ("Union") and implements new five-year collective bargaining agreements.
This press release contains certain forward-looking statements and certain risks and uncertainties could cause actual future results to differ materially from those anticipated, including the uncertainty of the labor union's ratification vote on the tentative agreement; the Company's ability to finalize its tentative collective bargaining agreements with its labor unions without work interruptions and on reasonable terms; and such other risk factors as may be included from time to time in the company's reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
During the past three years, Continental Carbon has successfully negotiated collective bargaining agreements with all union represented employee groups, except the sole holdout -- the Ponca City Production and Maintenance group.
This new organization represents a significant step forward in recognizing the people of NetJets who are represented by collective bargaining agreements," Boisture noted.
In addition to new collective bargaining agreements, the settlement includes:
its economic model, and the benefits of the 2002 collective bargaining agreement (CBA).

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