collective bargainingnoun [ U ]uk /kəˌlek.tɪv ˈbɑː.ɡɪ.nɪŋ/ us /kəˌlek.tɪv ˈbɑːr.ɡɪ.nɪŋ/
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- All three groups, the employer and public groups and of course the labor group, advocated collective bargaining,—but with a difference.
- Differences with employers relating to such matters as promotion, hours of labor, wages, and overtime are settled by collective bargaining or, in case of failure to agree, by arbitration proceedings.
- The basic idea of the trade agreement is that of collective bargaining rather than arbitration.
- The rates of wages and hours of labor, both of factory workers and of employees of contractors, are determined by collective bargaining.
- You must have a living wage, and how can there be a living wage unless we admit the principle of collective bargaining.