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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.
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The terms of eligibility to the benefit differs from one collective agreement to another.
Specialists remark that the Court gave its verdict on a specific hypothetical case, namely public tender in the building sector and a collective agreement particular to a single German region.
For a congregation of our denomination to enter into a collective agreement with unionized employees may mean paying higher wages and offering better benefits as well as improving working conditions.
On the occasion, Minister Hadzovic recalled that the talks on the new Collective Agreement had started a year ago.
Scope: The collective agreement of Volkswagen AG applies to almost 120,000 employees at the Wolfsburg, Brunswick, Hanover, Salzgitter, Emden and Kassel plants as well as Volkswagen Financial Services AG.
We are pleased that our UK-based employees have ratified their new collective agreement," said Klaus Goersch, executive vice president and chief operating officer.
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.
The new collective agreement covering Air Canada's approximately 3,800 call centre and airport customer service agents in Canada is subject to final documentation, ratification by union membership and approval by the Air Canada board of directors.
In April 2008, Illawarra Retirement Trust (IRT) approached staff announcing it would offer an Employee Collective Agreement that excluded union involvement.
Northgate Minerals Corporation (TSX: NGX) (AMEX: NXG), a Canada-based company that explores for gold and copper resources, has entered into a new three-year employee collective agreement.
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.

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