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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 NLRB, acting under the authority granted to it by the National Labor Relations Act of 1935 (Wagner Act), certified as collective bargaining units the unions in Illinois and Indiana representing lay teachers employed in Catholic schools.
9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Newsday's six collective bargaining units have voted to accept agreements negotiated by representatives of Newsday and the Graphic Communications Conference/International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 406.
The panel was composed of a resident nominated by the principal at each of the district's schools, plus six at-large members, two representatives of collective bargaining units and one district administrator.
Workers covered by collective bargaining units and certain non-bargained hourly workers are also not impacted by the change.
Vaillancourts contract is not included in a multi-step salary system that covers other collective bargaining units, like the teachers contract, the memo reads; meaning Vaillancourt does not get step increases or compensation for movement within set levels.
13 /PRNewswire/ -- Aloha Airlines announced yesterday that members of the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) Council 80 have ratified a new contract, taking their place alongside Aloha's four other collective bargaining units in finalizing new agreements.
NYSE: B), today announced that employee members of United Auto Workers (UAW) collective bargaining units at Associated Spring's facilities in Bristol, Connecticut, Corry, Pennsylvania, and Saline, Michigan have voted to ratify a 38-month national agreement for pension and healthcare benefits.
Aloha Airlines is aggressively moving forward to forge new agreements with all of its five collective bargaining units as part of its plan of reorganization.
and Canada, it has reached agreement with two of its local collective bargaining units affiliated with the IBT to modify and extend the existing collective bargaining agreements that govern their employment with IBC through July 31, 2010.
MNA now represents more than 60 collective bargaining units including nurses at the University of Michigan, Sparrow Hospital, Borgess Medical Center and other locations across the state.
Additionally, Vanguard has agreed to recognize any existing collective bargaining units.
She was elected for a four-year tenure on MNA's Commission on Economic and General Welfare, which is responsible for guiding the activities of 72 collective bargaining units in the state.

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