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labour relations

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Labour relations, unions
labour relationsˈlabour ˌrelations British English, labor relations American English noun [plural] 🔊 🔊 BELthe relationship between employers and workers 🔊 a company with good labour relations
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labour relationsThe New Order Informal workers are playing a key role in the return to pre-1930s labour relations in the West.The Authority also had specific powers over the retail tariffs and labour relations machinery of the Area Boards.He believes this is the result of a highly-educated and willing workforce with an excellent labour relations record.Critics were quick to blame the government for the new levels of strife and violence in labour relations.Informal labour relations tend to be more exploitative than those within the legitimate economy.New labour relations are being introduced in industries where they were technologically or politically unthinkable a decade ago.Some industries acquired chairmen with a reputation for cost-cutting and a tough stand on labour relations.Over the past 12 years, we have transformed labour relations.
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