- the process by which wages, hours, rules, and working conditions are negotiated and agreed upon by a union with an employer for all the employees collectively whom it represents.
Origin of collective bargaining
First recorded in 1890–95
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Examples from the Web for collective bargaining
In other words, many swing voters who rejected the collective-bargaining reform also voted against the individual mandate.
The rejection of the personhood amendment and collective-bargaining reform reflects a pushback against ideological overreaches.
At issue in the U.S. are the collective-bargaining rights of unionized public employees.16 States Going to War on Unions
The Daily Beast
February 23, 2011
- 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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