Collective bargaining agreements are written, legally-enforceable contracts between management and employees for a specified period. The collective bargaining process is generally facilitated by trade unions, and it gives employees and management a platform to agree on what they need from each other.
Collective bargaining agreements are new to Bangladesh’s apparel sector, but are already emerging as an alternative form of dispute resolution. 51 collective bargaining agreements have been signed to date in the Bangladesh apparel sector.
Read more about Awaj’s work in facilitating these vital agreements here.