Meaning of industrial relations

indus'trial rela'tions

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. the dealings or relations of an industrial concern with its employees, with labor in general, with the public, etc.
  2. the administration of such relations, esp. to maintain goodwill for an industrial concern.
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