A member of the bargaining unit, selected by a group of colleagues and/or appointed by union officials to perform union representation functions in the workplace. Many union contracts at the UW call these people stewards or delegates. Shop Stewards are generally employed by UW, unlike union delegates who are paid union employees. In the event of a restructuring of the company, the collective agreement remains in effect for the duration of its term; it can then be amended at the initiative of one of the parties. The collective agreement, its supplements and the disagreement protocols signed by the parties are communicated to the relevant body of the Ministry of Labour and Employment of the Russian Federation within seven days for their registration. Executive bodies as well as employers and their organisations provide the information necessary to organize collective bargaining for trade union or representative organisations authorized by workers. Participants in the negotiations and anyone else involved in the process should not disclose to them the information they have when it comes to a matter of state security or trade secrecy. People, Section 6. Right to negotiate. Each of the parties has the right to take the initiative of collective bargaining to prepare, conclude or revise a collective agreement or agreement. With the exception of funding provisions imposed by legislation, organizations or organizations created or funded by employers, as well as by the executive or management bodies of industry or political parties, it is prohibited to negotiate collective agreements or agreements on behalf of workers. A formal contract, signed, which serves as a complement to the collective agreement.

An agreement generally addresses an important issue that has arisen during the duration of the agreement and constitutes a mutual understanding between the parties on this issue. An agreement can also be referred to as a Memorandum of Understanding (MOA), Memorandum of Understanding (LOU) or Letter of Understanding (LOA). A collective agreement remains in effect in the event of changes to the membership, structure or religion of the company`s governing body and the breach of the company`s employment contract.