A collective agreement (CBA) is a written legal contract between an employer and a union representing workers. The KNA is the result of a broad negotiation process between the parties on issues such as wages, working time and working conditions. British law reflects the historical contradictory nature of British industrial relations. In addition, workers are concerned that if their union is prosecuted for violating a collective agreement, the union could go bankrupt, allowing workers to remain in collective bargaining without representation. This unfortunate situation could change slowly, partly under the influence of the EU. Japanese and Chinese companies that have British factories (especially in the automotive industry) are trying to pass on the company`s ethics to their workers. [Clarification needed] This approach has been adopted by local UK companies such as Tesco. Nevertheless, a party`s insistence on a fixed term of the contract is not necessarily an unfair labour practice. Gardner-Denver Co., 415 U.S. 36, 94 p.
Ct. 1011, 39 L. Ed. 2d 147 (1974)). Nor can collective bargaining be used to waive the rights or obligations that the law imposes on both parties. For example, an employer cannot use collective bargaining to lower the level of safety standards it must meet under the Occupational Safety and Health Act (29 U.S.C.A. . . .