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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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And the Third Circuit has held that if there is silence on the issue in collective bargaining agreements, they may allow an employer to modify or eliminate benefits.
Virtually all teachers' collective bargaining agreements establish salary schedules based strictly on years of experience and accumulated graduate credits.
is Executive VP, Labor Relations and Human Resources for Major League Baseball, where his areas of responsibility include labor relations and human resources, including the League's collective bargaining agreements.
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.
Provide an opportunity for employers with one or more collective bargaining agreements to voluntarily participate.
In negotiations, the company was seeking significant changes to the two collective bargaining agreements covering Ormet's Hannibal, Ohio facilities, as well as major modifications to the existing retiree benefits programs.
McCall said the union's proposal "could form the basis of innovative and modern collective bargaining agreements and the reorganization of the Company," pointing to "the Union's proven track record of successfully restructuring troubled companies" in steel, aluminum and other industries.
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.

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