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industrial relations

noun [plural]
 
 
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the relationships between employees and employers, including whether employees are happy with their pay and working conditions: The history of industrial relations in the UK demonstrates the scope for conflict between employer and employee. A co-operative approach to the organization of work within the firm will improve industrial relations. → See also labour relations
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