The cross-class insurgency in Wisconsin that is defending the bargaining rights of public employees is a heartening exception.
Too, the cities in which workers have a lot of bargaining power are almost never the cities that go bankrupt.
It's especially important to think in this way when your bargaining clout is limited.
A trip to the bargaining table with an adversary whose very charter calls for the destruction of Israel?
The next day, on Thanksgiving, China announced its own bargaining position to slow the growth of carbon emissions by 2020.
"You'll pay me cash, of course," Captain Dove stipulated, as though he had been bargaining about a charter-party.
Look, there isn't going to be any bargaining with Tawney, he just doesn't work that way.
It was his ultimatum as regards price and its acceptance—they had been bargaining all the time.
The card-players have plunged suddenly in medias res of bargaining.
I paid a month in advance without any bargaining, and in a day I had settled in my new lodging.
late 14c., from Old French bargaignier (12c., Modern French barguigner) "to haggle over the price," perhaps from Frankish *borganjan "to lend" or some other Germanic source, ultimately from Proto-Germanic *borgan (cf. Old High German borgen; Old English borgian, source of borrow). Another suggestion is that the French word comes from Late Latin barca "a barge," because it "carries goods to and fro." There are difficulties with both suggestions. Related: Bargained; bargaining.
mid-14c., "business transaction or agreement," also "that which is acquired by bargaining," from Old French bargaine, from bargaignier (see bargain (v.)). Meaning "article priced for special sale" is from 1899. A bargain basement (1899) originally was a basement floor in a store where bargains were displayed.