substantive agreements

substantive agreements

(səbˈstæntɪv)
pl n
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) collective agreements that regulate jobs, pay, and conditions
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Existing research has, however, only touched the surface of the implications that the work of trade experts in WTO committees - the most routine part of WTO governance involving each of the regime's substantive agreements - has for national regulatory affairs.
Or would the next regime agree to talk peace with the National Democratic Front, solemnly sign substantive agreements, and initiate a genuine reconciliation based on justice?
For the summit to prove to be very meaningful, it will need to be followed up by further negotiations and substantive agreements,' he said.
"It is highly imperative that Congress hear and echo the Filipino people's desire for the resumption of the peace negotiations and for the GRP and NDFP to forge substantive agreements (that) will resolve the root causes of the nearly five-decade old armed conflict," the resolution read.
His latest scuttling of the talks comes at a time when unprecedented advances have already been achieved in forging agreements on urgently needed social and economic reforms to alleviate mass poverty and resolve the roots of the armed conflict." Just four days before Duterte's cancellation directive, de Lima disclosed, bilateral teams of the RWCs-SER "initialled draft documents reflecting substantive agreements on agrarian reform and rural development, and on national industrialization and economic development.
The Opapp said only one of four substantive agreements comprising a peace settlement - the Comprehensive Agreement on Respect for Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law-had been signed.
On Thursday, he called on Nik to use his scheduled visit to Moscow for the signing of "substantive agreements that would align Cyprus's interest with those of Russia so that we can secure the support of Russia." Is he suggesting that we also try to sell natural gas to Turkey like Russia has been trying to do?
Themes that Kinnamon returns to often are the tension between "cheap unity" (59) and "passionate disagreement--without breaking fellowship" (61), the value of diversity (84), the need to actualize within the churches the substantive agreements already reached (44), the role of the laity and local congregations (154), the failure of evangelicals and postdenominational churches to engage ecumenically (129), the need for ecumenical formation (134), and the severe financial constraints facing ecumenical structures (126).
"Senators want to examine the changes in global commerce and how it affects both the process and substantive agreements, so I'm going to spend some time listening to senators," Wyden told the press.
More than 94 per cent of net income comes from pubs let on substantive agreements and like-for-like income in these pubs is showing steady improvement at 1.5 per cent growth year-on-year, while the like-forlike decline in the total estate was an improvement on the five per cent decline in the same period last year.
Nevertheless, Palestinians bought "again" into the Israeli gambit and following long sessions of negotiation, they reached by 2008 substantive agreements on key issues with the Israeli Kadima- led government under Prime Minister Ehud Olmert.
"Our negotiations have already gone on for 24 years and only one of the four substantive agreements has been signed.