collective agreement

collective agreement
A legally binding contract, specifying terms and conditions of employment, between a group of employees represented by one or more labor unions and an employer or employers association.
Syn: collective-bargaining agreement

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  • Collective bargaining — is a process of negotiations between employers and the representatives of a unit of employees aimed at reaching agreements that regulate working conditions. Collective agreements usually set out wage scales, working hours, training, health and… …   Wikipedia

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