- the contract, written or oral, made between an employer or employers and a union on behalf of all the employees represented by the union.
- the schedule of wages, rules, and working conditions agreed upon.
Origin of collective agreement
First recorded in 1935–40
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- a negotiated agreement, which is not enforceable at law, between an employer and employees' representatives, covering rates of pay or terms and conditions of employment, or both