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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"Most of the seven-step procedural agreement between Iran and the IAEA has been implemented within the framework of the joint plan of action," Kamalvandi said on Sunday.
However, on November 21, 2005, the United States and Brazil reached another procedural agreement (December 7, 2005; WT/DS267/29) suspending further retaliation proceedings in so far as the actionable subsidies are involved.
However, the United States and Brazil reached a procedural agreement (Aug.
" I can imagine a number of industrial sectors which could benefit from lower tariffs and would be willing to accept more European imports."In line with a bilateral procedural agreement between the EU and the US in September 2000, the next formal step is the automatic reactivation of the WTO arbitration procedure to decide on the exact amount of damages the EU would be entitled to request authorisation to impose.
The motion to dismiss, offered by Democratic Senator Robert Byrd of West Virginia, was part of a bipartisan procedural agreement reached by senators two weeks ago.
ratifications involved ILO maritime standards (the remaining ratification is a purely procedural agreement transferring the ILO from the old League of Nations to the United Nations).
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: "We regret this action by the Prison Officers' Association, which is illegal and a breach of the Joint Industrial Relations Procedural Agreement. We will be seeking advice on our next step."
"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.
The Secretary-General of the European Trade Union Confederation, Emilio Gabaglio, said on June 7 what a pity it was the Member States failed to take the opportunity during the Summit to steer economic policy in the direction of promoting employment via strong, non-inflationary growth.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.
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." The remarks came after the UN nuclear watchdog said on Monday its chief inspector had held "informal" talks in Tehran.