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parallel bargaining

Also known as pattern bargaining, whipsawing, or leapfrogging, parallel bargaining occurs when the union negotiates with one of the employers in an industry at a time. Once a contract has been reached with the first employer, the union uses the gains made during the negotiation as a base for negotiating with the next employer.

parent-country nationals (PCNs)

A PCN originates from the organization's home country; PCNs are also known as expatriates.

Pareto chart

A Pareto chart is a graphical representation of the 80/20 rule: 80 percent of the problems are caused by 20 percent of the reasons. The Pareto chart points out which areas of concern will provide the greatest return when corrected.

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