procedural agreement


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procedural agreement

  1. any agreement between two parties which establishes procedures for future discussion and negotiations over issues of mutual interest.
  2. (in INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS) an agreement between employers and trade union officials or representatives governing the conduct of negotiations and joint consultation over pay, conditions of employment etc. See COLLECTIVE BARGAINING.
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However, the United States and Brazil reached a procedural agreement (Aug.
The Ministry of Justice is seeking an order which will remain in force until May 8, the date on which a Joint Industrial Relations Procedural Agreement (Jirpa) comes to an end by agreement.
A Ministry of Justice spokeswoman said of the strikes elsewhere in the country: "We regret this action by the Prison Officers' Association, which is illegal and a breach of the Joint Industrial Relations Procedural Agreement.
On May 8, 2007, the POA gave 12 months' notice of withdrawal from the Joint Industrial Relations Procedural Agreement which includes a legally binding collective agreement not to induce, support or authorise any form of industrial action.
Your instruction to staff not to attend meetings with management, including the personal interviews arranged in accordance with a formal procedural agreement, puts staff at risk of serious disciplinary action for breach of contract.
Emilio Gabaglio feels the Employment Pact is mainly a procedural agreement that adds a macro-economic dialogue to the European job strategy defined at the Luxembourg Summit back in November 1997.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Spokesman of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Behrouz Kamalvandi underlined that Tehran has fulfilled a major part of its seven-step procedural agreement with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
However, the United States and Brazil reached a procedural agreement (August 18, 2005; WT/DS267/25) temporarily suspending arbitration proceedings in so far as the prohibited subsidies are involved.
Apart from a procedural agreement, a meeting of minds emerged on the need to lower the farm guideline (although the level has yet to be determined).
Some 200 participants from across Kazakhstan learned about rules and standards of evidence, rules of procedural agreements, and the related prosecutors role and plea bargaining in criminal cases.
Noting that Iran and the IAEA officials have had reciprocal visits in recent months, he said, "Issues related to the six-paragraph and the seven-step procedural agreements signed by Iran and the IAEA were the main subject of these negotiations.