Definition of Bargaining Unit

A bargaining unit is a group of employees who come forward to protect the rights of the people working in an organization.  A bargaining unit is represented by a single labor union to solve issues with the management or fight for the rights of the employees. Facilities of employees, employment contracts, location of factories, or offices are some common issues discussed by bargaining units.


Bargaining unit size does not depend upon the size of the company. The bargaining unit body is consisting of at least 3 people regardless of the company size. Full support from the company’s employees is essential for bargaining unit success.

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