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Some still have to be negotiated with the Fraternal Order of Police, a police membership organization that engages in collective bargaining and has historically worked against police accountability.

From Vox

Unions, which act as a sort of intermediary between workers and their employers, advocate on behalf of employees for better wages, working conditions and other benefits through collective bargaining.

It succeeded by putting researchers working on disparate projects on the same campus in New Jersey and harnessing their collective power.

From Fortune

Bates said workers’ rights are typically negotiated through collective bargaining, but the pandemic made a citywide ordinance necessary.

Spreading travelers to more destinations, rather than concentrating them into a few lucky resort spots, he says, “is more sustaining than people think,” in spite of our collective pre-Covid-19 proclivities.

From Fortune

The speaker conjures up centuries of collective sagacity, aligning oneself with an eternal, inarguable good.

We haven't had any real fan reaction yet, but our collective fingers are crossed.

The gym—a fragile collective of human ecology at the best of times—has suddenly become even more tense.

The trio formed the Sad Boys collective, with Sherm and Gud on production and Lean manning the mic.

Until recently, the hacker collective known as Lizard Squad was all but unknown.

A resolute push for quite a short period now might reconstruct the entire basis of our collective human life.

Under the present order and with the present gloomy preconceptions they have been the least of its collective cares.

This can be done, as with the minimum wage, partly by positive legislation and partly collective action.

This act is performed by the Christian church in a collective ecclesiastical capacity.

I can find no authority for making it a collective noun, as Bell suggests.


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On this page you'll find 56 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to collective, such as: concerted, corporate, cumulative, mutual, shared, and unified.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.