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collective bargaining

n.
Negotiation between organized workers and their employer or employers to determine wages, hours, rules, and working conditions.
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collective bargaining

n
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) negotiation between one or more trade unions and one or more employers or an employers' organization on the incomes and working conditions of the employees
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collec′tive bar′gaining


n.
the process by which wages, working conditions, etc., are negotiated and agreed upon by union and employer for all employees under the union's jurisdiction.
[1890–95]
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collective bargaining

Negotiations over pay and conditions between people representing the employers and trade union officials.
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Noun1.collective bargaining - negotiation between an employer and trade union
negotiation, talks, dialogue - a discussion intended to produce an agreement; "the buyout negotiation lasted several days"; "they disagreed but kept an open dialogue"; "talks between Israelis and Palestinians"
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collective bargaining

ntrattative fpl (sindacali) collettive
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President of the Union Ranka MiA!ic stated that signing of the general and then branch collective contracts should be followed by increase of salaries in RS and the goal is for the average amount to be 1000 KM in RS.
Additionally, Jalal said the Government Data Centre contributed to 62 percent decrease in annual expenditures on operation, equipment and maintenance for the 21 participating government institutions through collective contracts with service providers.
While the government focused on expansion of coverage of collective contracts, rather than the content and performance, ACFTU set targets (quotas) for its affiliates to achieve mandated coverage rates and remained unconcerned about contract performance (Wu & Sun, 2014).
However, the government, employers and trade unions failed to find a consensus on such issues as the staging of strikes and lockouts, fixed-term employment contracts, work schedules, collective contracts and conflicts of interest.
As organisers, we became very familiar with staff surplus and redundancy clauses where they existed in collective contracts; in some cases we were struggling to even get agreement to collective contracts.
However, we can examine two other trends: incidence of reported labor disputes and use of collective contracts. Fewer reported labor disputes and increased use of collective contracts could indirectly point to an increased use of individual contracts.
The association will be compelled to announce the names of the banks that have violated the collective contracts," the association said in a statement sent to the press.
In addition, economic issues further complicated journalists' activities: obscure media ownership structures and hidden interests; problems with collective contracts or the lack of any contracts; and poor salaries.
In addition, economic issues further complicate journalists' activities: obscure media ownership structures and hidden interests, problems with collective contracts or the lack of any contracts, as well as poor salaries.
An important legal power that unions in China do have is the ability to negotiate collective contracts. (101) However, research has shown that collective contracts do not provide increased protection to workers because they are rarely enforced or renewed.
A second problem for effective competition consists in the system of healthcare provision based on collective contracts between insurers and associations of providers (Boxes 6.1 and 6.2), which along with a benefit basket and fee schedules for physicians and hospitals defined at the national level leaves little room for insurers to distinguish themselves on the basis of their products and compete on quality.

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