Back to Work Agreement

Back to Work Agreement

The accord reached between an employer and a union to which his or her employees belong that establishes the terms and conditions governing the return of striking employees to work.

Disputes involving back to work agreements are subject to applicable federal and state laws governing labor-management relations.


Labor Union; Strike.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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class="MsoNormalEIGHT COUNTIES class="MsoNormalSo far, nurses in eight counties have downed their tools to demand the full implementation of a back to work agreement, even as courts suspended the strike for 60 days."Why do governors think they can use other means to demean nurses?
"It questions not just the 2006 back to work agreement but every aspect of our working life comes into question and I'm sure our members will have something to say about that."