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A collective agreement (TES) is an interim contract between a union and an employer union on the conditions of employment observed in this area. Collective agreements in Germany are legally binding, which is accepted by the public, and this is not a cause for concern. [2] [Failed verification] While in the United Kingdom there was (and probably still is) an “she and us” attitude in labour relations, the situation is very different in post-war Germany and in some other northern European countries. In Germany, the spirit of cooperation between the social partners is much greater. For more than 50 years, German workers have been represented by law on boards of directors. [3] Together, management and workers are considered “social partners.” [4] A collective agreement, a collective agreement (TC) or a collective agreement (CBA) is a collective agreement that is negotiated by collective bargaining for workers by one or more unions with the management of a company (or with an employer organization) that regulates the commercial conditions of workers in the workplace. These include regulating workers` wages, benefits and obligations, as well as the obligations and responsibilities of the employer, and often includes rules for a dispute resolution process. A collective agreement is a written contract between an employer and a union representing workers. The KBA is the result of a broad negotiation process between the parties on issues such as wages, hours and terms of employment. For example, if your company joins an employer organization that has a collective agreement with a workers` association/union.

Before the union can enter into collective bargaining, it must be certified by the Labour Council. In a short period of time after the certification is received, the union will begin collective bargaining (or negotiations) with the employer. The aim of the negotiations is to reach agreement on the many issues that can be included in the agreement. At the law firm NJORD, we have extensive experience in legal advice in relation to collective agreements. We support you by giving you an overview of the conditions of your employees. Our lawyers advise on both collective agreement rights and rights arising from other countries. Collective agreements are used to supplement legislation or to negotiate scope-specific contracts. The main principle is that collective agreements cannot contain terms that are less than the statutory requirements. More detailed information about the collective agreement can be obtained from Shop Steward or pro employee council. In the event of a conflict, Pro members can get assistance from the Shop Steward and the Union staff council.

However, your business may also be subject to the rules of a collective agreement if you have acquired activities and workers under a collective agreement in connection with a merger or merger and you have not taken the opportunity to waive the collective agreement under Danish workers` law in the event of a business transfer. Collective agreements are generally valid for two years, sometimes three and sometimes one. Before the contract expires, the union and employer will enter into negotiations for a renewal contract. There are provisions that are recorded in collective agreements that are not regulated by legislation. These issues include travel expenses, vacation bonuses, extra days off (called “pekkasvapaat”) or sick or maternity leave benefits. Collective agreements also include decisions on working time and overtime pay. Trade Union Pro`s collective agreements include, for example, agreements on shift work differences, travel allowances, sick pay, maternity leave benefits, leave pay and child care benefits.

 

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