Definition of Collective agreement

1. Noun. Contract between labor and management governing wages and benefits and working conditions.

Exact synonyms: Labor Agreement, Labor Contract
Generic synonyms: Contract
Specialized synonyms: Yellow-dog Contract

Definition of Collective agreement

1. Noun. A legally binding contract, specifying terms and conditions of employment, between a group of employees represented by one or more labor unions and an employer or employers' association. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Collective Agreement

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Literary usage of Collective agreement

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The New Unionism in the Clothing Industry by Jacob M. Budish, George Henry Soule (1920)
"In other words, the collective agreement represents the point at which the power of the union balances the power of the employer. It is not law founded upon ..."

2. Investment Guide for Latvia by Centre for Co-operation with Non-members (1998)
"The existence of a collective agreement is not an indispensable precondition for employment relations. However, the employer is not entitled to refuse to ..."

3. Skills Upgrading: New Policy Perspectives edited by Corinne Nativel (2006)
"The 2001 collective agreement on training in the metalworking industry in ... One of the outcomes of the Baden-Württemberg collective agreement was the ..."

4. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1918)
"It means Inducing the em- • ployer »to enter Into a collective agreement with the union governing the relations of the employer to the employés. ..."

5. Labour Market Policies in Slovenia by OECD Staff, (Paris) Organisation for Economic Co-ope (1997)
"Wages The main collective agreement for the commercial sector specifies "base" ... Thereafter, a third-tier collective agreement can be negotiated at the ..."

6. Report I-IV. League of Nations (1919)
"... noted that there is a wide observance of the 8-hour day under collective agreement, arbitration award, or custom. I/imitation by collective agreement, ..."

7. Labour Market and Social Policies in Romania by Oecd, Centre for Co-operation with Non-members (2000)
"While a limited degree of pluralism has been foreseen with respect to participation in bargaining, the law permits only one collective agreement in each ..."

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