A fourth right, often included in collective agreements, generally provides that workers have more leave each year when their time of service increases. An extra week can be added. B after five years and 14 years of service. The priority objective of national policy in this area should be to promote and promote free and voluntary collective bargaining that gives the parties the greatest possible autonomy, while defining a legal framework and management structure to be used on a voluntary and mutually agreed basis, in order to facilitate the conclusion of collective agreements.6: Seniority roughly corresponds to the length of service of a staff member. However, certain periods cannot be attributed to an employee`s seniority, although they are included in the time of service. Yes, for example. B, an employee is promoted to a management position and then returns to the bargaining unit, some or all of the management period cannot be attributed to the employee`s seniority, although it is part of the employee`s period of service. Legislation limiting the choice of parties in this regard may be contrary to Convention 9818 and the principle that workers` and employers` organizations have the right to organize their own activities and formulate their own programmes19 In addition, legislation may create a collective bargaining framework that parties can use if they wish. Under the relevant ILO conventions, the right to collective bargaining applies to all workers` organizations and all employers and organizations12, unless specific exclusions are allowed and any restrictions related to the representative nature of an organization are allowed. The importance of collective bargaining was recently confirmed in the 1998 ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Workplace Rights, which states that all ILO Member States, even if they have not ratified the conventions in question, are required to respect, promote and implement in good faith and in accordance with the Constitution , which stems from membership in the Organization. , principles of fundamental rights, including effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining (point 2 (a) of the declaration).