collective bargaining

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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 National Labor Relations Act, for example, in the past put a special focus on the extent of the worker's financial investment and opportunity for profit or loss.
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They should also ensure that they comply with the various protections the National Labor Relations Act provides for statutory employees when dealing with teaching assistants, regardless of whether any formal unionization activity is taking place on campus.
The decision by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to classify McDonald's as a joint-employer of its franchise locations was made in July 2014 and has wide-ranging implications on what corporate headquarters are responsible for when franchise restaurants violate the National Labor Relations Act.
A new study released by Inara Scott, assistant professor in the College of Business at Oregon State University, calls for the re-examination of the role of public utility commissions and the effect of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) in labor disputes regarding electric utility.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration and National Labor Relations Board have implemented a joint referral agreement to redirect to the NLRB OSHA complainants whose claims of discrimination under the OSH Act are time barred, but may form the basis of timely unfair labor practice charges under the National Labor Relations Act.
In a legal victory for the business community, the National Labor Relations Board's (NLRB) earlier ruling requiring employers to conspicuously display a notice informing employees of their rights under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) is officially invalidated for now.
The presentation is in two volumes organized in sections on theories of discrimination, prohibited bases of discrimination, employment actions, the parties, procedural issues, other sources of protection (civil rights acts of 1866 and 1871, the National Labor Relations Act, "reverse discrimination" and affirmative action, federal contractor affirmative action compliance); and remedies and resolution.
Horton's agreement violated Section 7 of the National Labor Relations Act, which gives employees the right "to engage in concerted activities for the purpose of collective bargaining or other mutual aid or protection.
National Labor Relations Act by intimidating and threatening IMF security workers who were seeking to form a union, administrative law judge Michael Rosas found, in response to a claim filed by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU).

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