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.
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Labour relations in Canada following the passage of Wagner Act-type collective bargaining legislation did not bear out these assumptions.
And yet, with lower levels of unionization in the private sector, it is the public sector where collective bargaining law may well be more fertile in coming years.
Restricting use of tobacco in nonworking hours: Although it is an unlawful employment practice for an employer to require, as a condition of employment, that applicants and employees refrain from using lawful tobacco products during nonworking hours (except when the restriction relates to a bona fide occupational requirement), an exception applies if a collective bargaining agreement prohibits off-duty use of tobacco products (pursuant to ORS 659A.
There are diverse views on collective bargaining which have been useful in employment relations over the years.
Collective bargaining laws that only cover 'employees' leave many workers subject to the more restrictive rules of contract and competition law, with little opportunity to act collectively.
To begin with, most states in America and many democracies around the world have recognized that workers have a right to engage in meaningful collective bargaining in both the private and public sectors.
Under this philosophy, refraining from collective bargaining is a perfectly appropriate choice that the state should both respect and protect.
Indiana: Limits the collective bargaining rights of teachers.
Collective bargaining has existed for decades, not because it padded the wallets of the public employee, but because it was a means to equitable resolutions that satisfy our communities' needs.
On or about June 3, 2009 the National Football Players Association ("NFLPA" or the "Union"), the recognized collective bargaining representative of all players in the National Football League ("NFL" or the "League"), and the NFL Management Council ("NFLMC"), acting on behalf of the member clubs of the NFL, began formal negotiations of a new collective bargaining agreement.
413)--a bill that would force cities and towns to enter into collective bargaining with their first responders regardless of state or local laws- as an amendment to another bill once again failed.

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