collective agreement

collective agreement
noun
contract between labor and management governing wages and benefits and working conditions
Hypernyms: ↑contract
Hyponyms: ↑yellow-dog contract

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noun
: an agreement between an employer and a union usually reached through collective bargaining and establishing wage rates, hours of labor, and working conditions

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1. the contract, written or oral, made between an employer or employers and a union on behalf of all the employees represented by the union.
2. the schedule of wages, rules, and working conditions agreed upon.
[1935-40]

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collective agreement noun
One reached by collective bargaining
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Main Entry:collect

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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