bargaining unit

bargaining unit
bargaining unit n: the group of employees for whom a labor union negotiates a collective bargaining agreement – called also collective bargaining unit;

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

bargaining unit
n.
A group, such as a labor union, that represents employees during collective bargaining.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


bargaining unit
n. A group of employees represented by a labor union or other group engaged in collective bargaining with a company or industry. Also called collective bargaining unit.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

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  • bargaining unit — ➔ unit * * * bargaining unit UK US noun [C] ► WORKPLACE, HR employees, especially members of a labour union (= an organization that represents workers), who are considered as a single group in discussions about their pay, working conditions, etc …   Financial and business terms

  • Bargaining unit — A bargaining unit in labor relations is a group of employees with a clear and identifiable community of interests who are (under U.S. law) represented by a single labor union in collective bargaining and other dealings with management. Examples… …   Wikipedia

  • bargaining unit — Labor union or group of jobs authorized to carry on collective bargaining in behalf of employees. A particular group of employees with a similar community of interest appropriate for bargaining …   Black's law dictionary

  • bargaining unit — Labor union or group of jobs authorized to carry on collective bargaining in behalf of employees. A particular group of employees with a similar community of interest appropriate for bargaining …   Black's law dictionary

  • bargaining unit — a group of employees represented by a union in collective bargaining. * * * …   Universalium

  • bargaining unit — A labor union or other body participating on behalf of labor in collective bargaining …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • bargaining unit — noun : the group of employees on whose behalf a union seeks to negotiate a collective agreement * * * a group of employees represented by a union in collective bargaining …   Useful english dictionary

  • bargaining unit — noun A group of employees legally represented by a labor union for the purpose of negotiating terms and conditions of employment with an employer …   Wiktionary

  • bargaining unit — body or group authorized to negotiate on behalf of the work force …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bargaining unit employee — A USPS employee who is represented by a labor organization (union) that negotiates with the USPS for the wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment. These employees include city carriers, clerks, mail handlers, rural carriers,… …   Glossary of postal terms

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