A general increase in wages, applied once for the wage scales of employees in a unit of collective agreements, is also called a «general increase in wages». A vote of members of a collective agreement unit to distance themselves from the union that represents it. In Washington, certification applications and procedures for employees are processed by the Public Relations Commission for Employment (PERC). A forum for communication between the union and management to ask who are between the parties of general interest. These committees are generally advisory and do not involve collective decision-making or bargaining. In the case of the UW, it will generally be a common labour management (or JLM), union management or a conference committee, depending on the unions. Issues on which the parties are not allowed to negotiate. These include proposals for negotiations that would be contrary to state or federal laws. According to RCW 41.80.040, old age and public pensions are illegal bargaining issues.
Other negotiating laws have different illegal topics. A member of the bargaining unit, selected by a group of colleagues and/or appointed by union officials to perform union representation functions in the workplace. Many union contracts at the UW call these people stewards or delegates. Shop Stewards are generally employed by UW, unlike union delegates who are paid union employees. A cooperation agreement between HEABC and Resident Doctors of BC to work together towards a goal of resident well-being. A workers` organization identified by the Public Relations Commission for Employment (PERC) as the only official representative of collective bargaining for workers. The exclusive negotiator is generally referred to as a «union.» It is a letter that concludes an agreement between HEABC and Resident Doctors of BC. An offer from one party in collective bargaining in response to a proposal from the other party. The agreement reached through negotiations before the ratification or final approval of the electoral districts of the negotiators. Many collective agreements refer to a widely held concept that requires the employer to use good sufficient reasons to discipline workers.