Why Is Collective Bargaining Important?
In an ideal situation, the two sides meet to establish common ground with predetermined rules and equitable conditions. Both sides are expected to make compromises for mutual benefit. For teachers specifically, it can affect every dimension of the workplace and can subsequently influence educational outcomes. Collective bargaining can be divided into three areas, they are: the duty to meet and confer; the duty to bargain in good faith; and the duty to cover a particular subject (AFL-CIO,