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The collective bargaining is a process in which the terms of the reference for employment would be negotiated jointly on behalf of the group of employees at the time of recruitment (Labor Law Group, 1984)). The trade unions generally represent the employees in defining the terms of reference like wages, working hours, living conditions etc. After the negotiations, a contract will be made which is legally binding on trade unions and employers. The collective bargaining is also viewed as a human right that is to be protected legally as envisaged by the Article 23 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The right to bargain collectively through freedom of association was also recognized under Item 2(a) of the International Labor Organizations Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work.
The collective bargaining was one of the most effective methods of employment in the earlier days which witnessed challenges due to the era of globalization and liberalization. The growth of individual thought and freedom has led to fall of trade unions and individuals started preferring direct contact with the employers. At the same time, the employers too started feeling the inconvenience of trade unions by over interference in company administration and hence they also preferred individual contracts. They give higher emphasis to the human resource development for improving the employee performance. At employee level also, the preference to bargain directly with employers has increased in the recent years due to changes brought by the globalization. Though the concepts of collectivism and individualism is well accepted under working style of organizations, there has been a growing feeling that individualism is increasing among employees day by day. Hence, it is appropriate time to study and analyze the extent to which the employment relationship is becoming
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While claims for statutory breaches are tried before the Employment Tribunal, claims for common law or contractual breaches are brought before the Courts. There are exceptions to this rules discussed elsewhere below. Employees can make contractual claims in the Employment Tribunal only after their employment has ended and the Tribunal in such cases can only award up to ?
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The inclination towards which workplace relationship have changed include from centralized to decentralized work regulation and employee relationship, from awards and jointly negotiated agreements to individual contract of employment, from full time permanent jobs to contingent workers, and from a pure pluralist employment system of employment relation to unitarist approach where collective bargaining powers of employees are diminished.
The existing labor legislation provides a series of benefits and rights to employees so that they are quite sure of the employment related outcomes. Labor and social security legislation provides employees with benefits such as legally prescribed wages and welfare measures (Linden, 2008).
The psychological contract between the employer as well as employee has radically changed due to the changing perceptions held both employers as well as employees regarding the extent of trust and loyalty for each other. (Herriot). As such there is a shift on both the sides of the coin because employers, on one hand, have changed the fundamental way of working whereas the so called trade off between security versus loyalty continuously evolved too as employees are also looking for the ways to carve out their individual identities in this dynamic and fluid environment.
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