co|de|ter|mi|na|tion «KOH dih TUR muh NAY shuhn», noun.
the principle that organized labor should take part in the management of business, especially of big business, and be given a power equal to that of management in such aspects as the formation of policies governing production and welfare benefits: »

In Germany there is a system known as codetermination where labor leaders do sit on boards of directors (Wall Street Journal).

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