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Labour Law

Country:
Latvia

Section 17. Content and Form of Collective Agreements(1) Parties to a collective agreement shall reach agreement on the provisions regulating the content of employment legal relationships, in particular the organisation of work remuneration and labour protection, establishment and termination of employment legal relationships, improvement of qualifications, work procedures, social security of employees and other issues related to employment legal relationships, and shall determine mutual rights and duties.(2) Without special arrangements, parties to a collective agreement shall:1) during the period of the existence of the collective agreement refrain from any measures which are directed at unilateral amendments to its provisions unless provided otherwise by regulatory enactments or by the collective agreement; and2) ensure that the provisions of the collective agreement are complied with and fulfilled both by the employer and the employees.(3) A collective agreement shall be entered into in writing.