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industrial relationsnoun [plural]

uk   us   HR
the ​relationships between ​employees and ​employers, ​including whether ​employees are happy with their ​pay and ​workingconditions: The ​history of ​industrialrelations in the UK ​demonstrates the ​scope for ​conflict between ​employer and ​employee. A ​co-operativeapproach to the ​organization of ​work within the ​firm will ​improveindustrialrelations.
(Definition of industrial relations from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “industrial relations”
in Chinese (Simplified) 劳资关系…
in Chinese (Traditional) 勞資關係…
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