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English definition of “collective bargaining”

collective bargaining

noun [U]
 
 
HR
a process in which employees talk as a group with their employer to try to reach an agreement on pay, working conditions, etc.: Opponents of collective bargaining point out that state employees already are well-compensated. collective bargaining agreement Unions will keep collective bargaining rights. the collective bargaining process/system → See also free collective bargaining
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