Definition of collective bargaining noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


collective bargaining

BrE BrE//kəˌlektɪv ˈbɑːɡənɪŋ//
; NAmE NAmE//kəˌlektɪv ˈbɑːrɡənɪŋ//
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discussions between a trade/labor union and an employer about the pay and working conditions of the union members Unions were insistent on the right to collective bargaining. Wordfinderballot, closed shop, collective bargaining, industrial action, labour, picket, protest, representative, strike, union
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