What are the 10 basic rights protected by the ESA?
Your basic rights under the ESA
- Getting paid. You should get a regular pay day and an accompanying wage statement (“pay stub”) that is clear.
- Public holidays.
- Vacation time and pay.
- Temporary help agency work.
- Deductions from wages.
- Special rules.
- The Employment Standards poster.
A bargaining unit, in labor relations, is a group of employees with a clear and identifiable community of interests who are (under U.S. law) represented by a single labor union in collective bargaining and other dealings with management.
- Bargaining levels are the various levels or hierarchies at which collective bargaining is done to resolve the dispute between the employer and trade union. The different bargaining levels can be unit level, plant level, industry level, territorial / geographical level & national level bargaining.
- Any offer that isn't better for you than your BATNA is worse than "no deal" and should be refused. ZOPA stands for Zone of Possible Agreement. The people you're negotiating with have a BATNA too. The ZOPA is the set of all deals that are at least as good for each party in a negotiation as their respective BATNAs.
- Bargaining or haggling is a type of negotiation in which the buyer and seller of a good or service debate the price and exact nature of a transaction. If the bargaining produces agreement on terms, the transaction takes place. Bargaining is an alternative pricing strategy to fixed prices.
Collective bargaining consists of the process of negotiation between representatives of a union and employers (generally represented by management, or, in some countries such as Austria, Sweden and the Netherlands, by an employers' organization) in respect of the terms and conditions of employment of employees, such as
- Collective bargaining is the process in which working people, through their unions, negotiate contracts with their employers to determine their terms of employment, including pay, benefits, hours, leave, job health and safety policies, ways to balance work and family, and more.
- Without the collective bargaining process, unions wouldn't be able to look out for the best interests of employees. Collective bargaining provides union members with a voice to negotiate better wages, benefits and working conditions.
- Collective agreement. The collective agreement regulates the terms and conditions of employees in their workplace, their duties and the duties of the employer. It is usually the result of a process of collective bargaining between an employer (or a number of employers) and a trade union representing workers.
Updated: 18th September 2018