from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Negotiation between organized workers and their employer or employers to determine wages, hours, rules, and working conditions.
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- n. A method of negotiation in which employees negotiate as a group with their employers, usually via a trade union
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- n. negotiation between an employer and trade union
Coined by Beatrice Webb in 1891. (Wiktionary)