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 majority of Americans believe that citizens don't give up the basic right to collective bargaining just because they work for the government.
In the modern world the main choices are unilateral management control or joint control via labour-management collective bargaining.
NCSL has created a database of collective bargaining legislation.
Concessions made through collective bargaining by Worcester firefighters saved the city in excess of a million dollars annually.
This charge seeks the Board's detailed views--as the Supreme Court requested in Brown--as to whether the Union's sham disclaimer would make terms and conditions of players' employment sufficiently distant from the collective bargaining process that antitrust intervention would not significantly interfere with that process.
Collective bargaining agreements are estimated to cover around one-third of all workers in wage and salaried employment.
The Court went beyond considering merely whether the associational right under the Charter would permit workers access to some form of collective bargaining and found collective bargaining itself to enjoy protection.
If we recall that Rayner notes an increase in public sector unionization, it is likely evident that there is an intriguing difference between public and private sector, leading to the query: is collective bargaining becoming the domain of the public sector?
But employees who are represented by a collective bargaining agreement are excluded from these requirements, as long as limits on the required hours of work and overtime payment are addressed in the agreement (pursuant to ORS 652.
Every topic they have raised are important issues, but I don't think they all need to be solved at the collective bargaining table.
The terms of the PPA and the manner in which NTSP utilized this agreement hindered the ability of payers to assemble a marketable physician network in the area without submitting to the collective bargaining systems set up by NTSP.
The management of the Washington Ballet has again locked horns with its dancers and their union, the American Guild of Musical Artists, over collective bargaining issues.

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