Collective bargaining is a process of voluntary negotiation between employers and trade unions aimed at reaching agreements which regulate working conditions. Collective agreements usually set out wage scales, working hours, training, health and safety, overtime, grievance mechanisms and rights to participate in workplace or company affairs.

In hockey, the biggest example of collective bargaining are between the National Hockey League on the one hand. and the NHL Players Association on the other.

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