bring (someone or something) to the bargaining table

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bring (someone or something) to the bargaining table

To induce another person or group to negotiate or attempt to reach an agreement or solution. This phrase is typically applied to people or groups in conflict. We need to bring that country to the bargaining table and finally resolve this conflict.
See also: bargain, bring, table
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Some of the goals we have set for the near future include standardizing the contract reopener process, developing "best practice" contract language to bring to the bargaining table for all locals, building internal capacity within all locals with the goal of obtaining Union Security language where we don't currently have it and to bring new members into the MNA from unorganized facilities.
The Supreme Court finally cleared the way to proceed with the new air quality standards in February 2001, and within a few months, EPA analysts had readied an aggressive "straw proposal"--the plan they would initially bring to the bargaining table where Clear Skies would be hammered out--for reducing power plant pollution.
Over the weekend, the joint board of the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists announced its unanimous approval of the proposal negotiators will bring to the bargaining table.
Notes Wijngaarde: "Now I bring to the bargaining table not just talent and ideas, but also financing.
Other proposals that the union may bring to the bargaining table include: * Reducing "outsourcing" or contracting out of work that at one time was performed by UAW members or could be performed by UAW members.
Risk managers bring to the bargaining table an understanding of the risks and how they affect future gains.