major dispute

Definition of "major dispute"
  1. A significant disagreement in labor relations, as per the Railway Labor Act, that involves the creation or changes of a collective bargaining agreement, rather than its interpretation
How to use "major dispute" in a sentence
  1. When the workers demanded an unreasonable increase in wages, a major dispute arose which required immediate resolution.
  2. In order to avoid a major dispute, the company agreed to revise certain terms of the collective bargaining agreement.
  3. The union's insistence on additional vacation days resulted in a major dispute that escalated to legal intervention.

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