Many collective agreements refer to a widely held concept that requires the employer to use good sufficient reasons to discipline workers. There are generally accepted elements for the just cause that an employer must prove to an arbitrator in order for disciplinary action to be upheld. The collective agreement may also include other clauses, such as taking into account the company`s economic situation, particularly those that offer workers more favourable working and socio-economic conditions than the standards and provisions of the legislation and conventions (additional leave, pension increases, pre-retirement, compensation for transportation and service costs, free or reduced meals in the establishment and for the children of workers in schools and preschools). , as well as other types of benefits and compensation). The legal obligation of a union to fairly represent all employees of the collective agreement unit, regardless of factors such as union membership or membership of a protected class. The negotiating parties have full freedom to choose and discuss proposed issues for inclusion in the collective agreement or collective agreement. In the event of a transfer of ownership of the company`s assets, the validity of the collective agreement is maintained for three months. During this period, the parties may negotiate a new collective agreement or maintain, amend or complete the existing agreement. Section 11. Parties to a collective agreement. A collective agreement is concluded between the workers, represented by one or more unions or by other representations authorized by the workers, and the employer, either directly or by its duly authorized representatives.
Section 2. Basic concepts. The term „collective agreement“ refers to a legal act governing industrial, socio-economic and professional relations between the employer and workers in a company, organization or organization (hereafter referred to as „companies“). In the event of the dissolution of a business according to the procedure and under the conditions set out in the law, the collective agreement remains in force throughout the dissolution process. In the event of disagreement within the joint representative body, the General Assembly (or conference) of the collective of workers adopts the draft collective agreement it deems appropriate and asks the union or any other representative body empowered by the workers who have drawn up the project to start negotiations on that basis, after approval by the general assembly (or conference). and enter into a collective agreement with the employer on behalf of the collective of workers.