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convención colectiva / pacto colectivo

English translation: collective agreement/collective covenant

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Spanish term or phrase:convención colectiva / pacto colectivo
English translation:collective agreement/collective covenant
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16:17 Nov 17, 2006
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Spanish term or phrase: convención colectiva / pacto colectivo
Doc. from Colombia. From a table listing companies and what type of labor contract they have.

It is my understanding that "convención colectiva" refers to a collective bargaining agreement with a labor union and that "pacto colectivo" refers to a collective bargaining agreement with non-unionized employees. Is there a specific way to state this in English, or simply "union collective bargaining agreement" and "non-union collective bargaining agreement"?

Thanks in advance!
Heather Oland
Local time: 22:00
collective agreement/collective covenant
Explanation:
As per the Alcaraz Varó Hughes Legal Dictionary.-
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MikeGarcia
Spain
Local time: 04:00
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Thank you for considering my question, and for your input. I finally went with collective agreement / collective accord (accord because I found a bunch of ILO refs. using it for the translation of pacto colectivo specifically for Colombia.) As you say, I think the whole issue of union/non-union cannot be succinctly reflected and may be best left to a note.
Thanks again!
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collective agreement/collective covenant


Explanation:
As per the Alcaraz Varó Hughes Legal Dictionary.-

MikeGarcia
Spain
Local time: 04:00
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Grading comment
Thank you for considering my question, and for your input. I finally went with collective agreement / collective accord (accord because I found a bunch of ILO refs. using it for the translation of pacto colectivo specifically for Colombia.) As you say, I think the whole issue of union/non-union cannot be succinctly reflected and may be best left to a note.
Thanks again!

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agree  Carol Gullidge
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  -> Thanks, Carol.-

agree  Smartranslators: Sin duda... Hola Miguel...
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  -> Gracias, blonde beauty.-

agree  itatiencinas
28 mins
  -> Gracias, itatiencinas.-

agree  Sp and Fr to En: collective agreement
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  -> Gracias, Carlos Álvarez.-

agree  Victoria Frazier
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  -> Gracis, Victoria.-

agree  CMRP: definitivamente
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  -> Gracias, Christina.-
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