2. The House may delay the processing of the application until it is satisfied that the employer and the negotiator have made every reasonable effort to reach an essential service agreement. If there were more than one such agreement, the receiving collective agreement was the one that governed the largest number of workers at that time. Selecting and training the bargaining team in preparation for collective bargaining. “bargaining unit,” a unit within the meaning of the Labour Relations Act. (negotiation unit) Despite the subsection (1), if a revised collective agreement is concluded before the expiry of the term of an existing contract, the bargaining partner may decide that workers are no longer covered by the existing collective agreement and are governed by the revised collective agreement. In Sweden, the scope of collective agreements is very high, although there are no legal mechanisms to extend agreements to entire industrial sectors. In 2018, 83% of all private sector employees were subject to collective agreements, 100% of public sector employees and 90% in total (compared to the overall labour market).  This reflects the predominance of self-regulation (regulation by the labour market parties themselves) over state regulation in Swedish industrial relations.  The Commissioner will be empowered to make the necessary decisions to implement the new negotiating framework. 111 The CFO may enter into a collective agreement for a bargaining unit that does not consist of a bargaining unit made up of workers from a separate agency, in accordance with the rules or procedures established under Section 5 of the Financial Management Act. If, when this Act comes into force, a union is a bargaining partner for all workers admitted to a section 2, paragraph 1 collective bargaining unit for a health region or provincial health employer, that union has the right to be selected to represent workers from the entire collective unit for that health region or the provincial employer in the health sector.
After a revised collective agreement has been reached, all matters that comply with the contract must be dealt with in accordance with the Labour Relations Act and not by the delegate under that act. 114 Subject to this part and Division 1 of Part 2.1, a collective agreement is mandatory for the employer, the negotiator and any worker in the collective agreement unit on the date and date it takes effect. To the extent that the collective agreement deals with matters within the meaning of Section 12 of the Financial Management Act, the collective agreement is also mandatory on that date for any deputy director responsible for any part of the state administration that employs workers in the collective agreement unit. 2. Collective bargaining under subsection 1 may involve more than one department or another part of the federal public administration if each of the deputy chiefs concerned decide to negotiate collective agreements.