A negotiation process that occurs between employers (or their representatives) and the representatives of a union to negotiate issues that consists of wages, hours of work and other conditions of employment. Normally results in a written contract that is defined by specific time duration – “life of the contract”. Doesn’t necessarily comprise bargaining as the name suggests. Negotiations between employers and their unions to determine wages, hours of work, and other conditions of employment. Collective Bargaining usually results in a written employment contract that is put into force for a specific amount of time.