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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 terms of eligibility to the benefit differs from one collective agreement to another.
NSWNA Officers also conducted work place visits and ran a series of information sessions to ensure that members had a clear understanding of the differences between a Union Collective Agreement (UCA) and the Employee Collective Agreement (ECA) being offered by IRT management.
Employers are being advised to take extra care with policies and procedures or when drafting collective agreements with unions.
E[acute accent]The prior collective agreement expired in December 2005 and the company and the union agreed to negotiate beyond deadline, as was the case in the negotiation of prior agreements.
In order to help employees, the Federation of the Trade Unions of Macedonia is going to try and make the issue of mobbing an integral part of the collective agreements.
Employers would still be required to provide new employees with a copy of both the individual agreement and the collective agreement.
A Union Collective Agreement (UCA) means that employees--supported by their union--negotiate collectively with management.
Ottawa -- Karen Myers, a correctional officer in Kingston, ON, argued unsuccessfully that a Correctional Services of Canada policy designed to boost the education of visible minorities was a violation of the collective agreement.
Hourly workers are covered under a collective agreement but technical, supervisory and office staff are not.
LV)(NYSE:FAL) is pleased to announce that the members of the Syndicat des travailleurs de la Mine Noranda - CSN voted in favour of the agreement in principle for the renewal of the collective agreement concluded between Union executives and the Company.
Air Canada said it has reached a new agreement with the Air Canada Pilots Association, subject to ratification, on collective agreement terms for ten years.
In our view, it is not enough to just sign a collective agreement.

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