Fundamental of collective bargaining in industrial relation

Ismail, Fadillah and Chan, Shiau Wei and Maulad Bahrol, Khadijah and Salleh, Siti Hasliah (2020) Fundamental of collective bargaining in industrial relation. In: Industrial Relations. Penerbit UTHM, pp. 13-20. ISBN 978-967-2306-02-3

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Bargaining plays a vital role in the economic process and it has received large attention in the economic literature. Industrial relation is a field that studies about the employment relationship which it’s an interrelation between the employer and employee or the organization and the trade union. Collective bargaining is defined as the dispute between the employer and employee where this dispute can be settled through discussion and negotiation where both parties can come to a mutual agreement and also as one decision (Edmund Heery, Nicholas Bacon, Paul Blyton & Jack Fiorito, 2010). Usually the trade union represent the employee’s interests towards the employer which the employee belongs to the trade union as well. The collective bargaining is usually about the wages scales, working hours, healthcare and safety and also training. Collective bargaining is adapt more easily when the employees demand meets the employers flexibility and easier when the firms boundary is changed accordingly. In collective bargaining wages is a topic that’s regularly being discussed or negotiated between the employer and employee (Arun, 2000; Sinha, 2000).

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Industrial relations.; Labor contract; Management--Employee participation; Government publications--Malaysia
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD4801-8943 Labor. Work. Working class > HD7795-8027 Labor policy. Labor and the state
Divisions: Faculty of Technology Management and Business > Department of Production and Operation Management
Depositing User: Mrs. Siti Noraida Miskan
Date Deposited: 07 Nov 2021 02:20
Last Modified: 07 Nov 2021 02:20

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