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- noun Negotiation between organized workers and their employer or employers to determine wages, hours, rules, and working conditions.
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- noun A method of
negotiationin which employees negotiateas a groupwith their employers, usually via a trade union
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- noun negotiation between an employer and trade union
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Coined by Beatrice Webb in 1891.
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