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Bargaining Agent

The union or other organization recognized by an employer as having the ability to conduct collective bargaining on behalf of all or a certain section of employees.
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Although the employees' bargaining agent under such a model is designated rather than chosen by the employees, the employees appear to retain sufficient choice over workplace goals and sufficient independence from management to ensure meaningful collective bargaining.
The 2(d) freedom of association provision does not guarantee workers the right to withdraw their labour beyond the circumstances of a bargaining impasse between an employer and a certified bargaining agent.
The plant had six trade unions as bargaining agents.
In order to better manage employee illness, the Government, working closely with bargaining agents, intends to overhaul the current disability management system, which has remained virtually unchanged for the past 40 years.
The Government is looking forward to working with stakeholders and bargaining agents to introduce, for the first time, a short-term disability program to support employees through illness.