Conciliation is a prerequisite for a strike or

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Unformatted text preview: a collective agreement Collective Agreement Terms – page 355 Figure 12.1 Collective bargaining process: Notice to Bargain1 Bargaining teams selected1 Preparation of demands1 Meetings Conciliation / mediation2 Arbitration3 Strike / lockout Notes Agreement Impasse Most important in terms of bargaining simulation: Duration or term of agreement Seniority Wages Holidays Benefits Hours of work and scheduling Agreement • The notice to bargain, selection of bargaining teams, and preparation of demands might occur in a different order. • Conciliation is a prerequisite for a strike or lockout in most jurisdictions. • For some public sector employees arbitration must be used instead of a strike or lockout. The key steps of the process: - notice to bargain: o union or employer gives notice to the other o notice triggers statutory freeze: employer cannot change compensation or working conditions while negotiations go on o freeze could end w/ strike or l...
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This note was uploaded on 01/16/2014 for the course COMM 392 taught by Professor Carson during the Fall '09 term at UBC.

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