collective bargaining

collective bargaining
As contemplated by National Labor Relations Act, is a procedure looking toward making of collective agreements between employer and accredited representative of union employees concerning wages, hours, and other conditions of employment, and requires that parties deal with each other with open and fair minds and sincerely endeavor to overcome obstacles existing between them to the end that employment relations may be stabilized and obstruction to free flow of commerce prevented. National Labor Relations Act No. 8(5), 29 U.S.C.A. No. 158(5). Rapid Roller Co. v. National Labor Relations Board, C.C.A.7, 126 F.2d 452, 460.
Negotiation between an employer and organized employees as distinguished from individuals, for the purpose of determining by joint agreement the conditions of employment.
@ collective bargaining agreement
Agreement between an employer and a labor union which regulates terms and conditions of employment. The joint and several contract of members of union made by officers of union as their agents establishing, in a general way, the reciprocal rights and responsibilities of employer, employees collectively, and union. Such is enforceable by and against union in matters which affect all members alike or large classes of members, particularly those who are employees of other party to contract. Bogue Elec. Co. v. Board of Review of Division of Employment Sec. of Dept. of Labor and Industry, 21 N.J. 431, 122 A.2d 615, 618.
- trade agreement
@ collective bargaining unit
All of the employees of a single employer unless the employees of a particular department or division have voted otherwise. Re International Ass'n of Machinists, 249 Wis. 112, 23 N.W.2d 489

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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