reopening clause

noun
re·​open·​ing clause | \ ˌrē-ˈō-pə-niŋ- \

Legal Definition of reopening clause

: a clause in a collective bargaining agreement providing for reconsideration of an issue (as wages) during the life of the agreement

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“Reopening clause.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/reopening%20clause. Accessed 20 Aug. 2022.

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