Collective agreements indicate the date of entry into force. You can indicate that different parts of the agreement will come into force on different dates. If no date is indicated, it shall enter into force on the day on which the last party signs it. The collective agreement binds the members of the signed unions and the employers who are members of an employers` union that has signed the agreement. This type of agreement is normally considered binding. British law reflects the historical contradictory nature of British industrial relations. In addition, workers are concerned that if their union is prosecuted for violating a collective agreement, the union could go bankrupt, allowing workers to remain in collective bargaining without representation. It is the union`s responsibility to uphold workers` rights by filing a complaint and, if necessary, pursuing the issue before arbitration. As a general rule, workers must be represented by a trade union to exercise their rights when a complaint is rejected by their immediate superior. protection against termination of the employment relationship without simple reason. . .