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Ntuc Union Collective Agreement

THE MOM will hold a conciliation meeting within 14 days of receiving the opinion of one of the two parties and will invite management and the union to the meeting to help both parties resolve the collective dispute. The powers of our unions are granted by the Labour Relations Act. The law is designed for the prevention and resolution of labour disputes through collective bargaining, conciliation and conciliation by the labour tribunal. Militant trade unionism can lead to the loss of business competitiveness and, ultimately, employment. Unions that are too powerful lend to an anxious business environment where people are afraid to start businesses. Before a union can represent its members in collective bargaining, it must first be recognized by the employer. The unionization process is provided for in labour relations (recognition of a workers` union). If your company is unionized, they will, among other things, conduct collective bargaining. In an increasingly competitive environment, management and the union must engage in cooperation to meet challenges, resolve disputes amicably and establish a strong relationship between employment services, based on mutual trust and respect.

This is a key factor in creating harmonious jobs, strengthening tripartite cooperation and strengthening Singapore`s economic competitiveness and social progress, benefiting both employers and workers. The Three-way Labour Relations Council (IR) describes key principles and practices as a guide and reference to help all IR practitioners achieve the above objectives. This collective bargaining process can be initiated either by the employer or by the union. The party wishing to enter into negotiations on a collective agreement is required to complete a notice and the receiving party is required to accept the invitation to negotiate. Negotiations between the employer and the union should begin as soon as possible. If a collective agreement cannot be reached at the employer level, the employer or union may send a notice of conciliation assistance to the Ministry of Labour (MM). The employer can contact MOM directly under mom_lrwd@mom.gov.sg and the union can submit the notification online. A union, the majority of which is made up of employees in non-executive positions, recognized by an employer, may individually represent each officer on all the following issues: the work of collective bargaining should not be considered an adversarial act. Unions can be friends with employers and the government.

That is the spirit of the triangle, and it is something that many countries cannot do. Singapore`s trade unions avoid confrontational trade unionism – that is, treating employers as enemies, taking strikes and thwarting demands without regard for circumstances. Employers and unions can discuss executive representation on an individual basis in limited matters, referring to revised tripartite guidelines to broaden the scope of restricted executive representation.

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