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impasses, plural;
  1. A situation in which no progress is possible, esp. because of disagreement; a deadlock
    • - the current political impasse

  1. deadlock: a situation in which no progress can be made or no advancement is possible; "reached an impasse on the negotiations"
  2. blind alley: a street with only one way in or out
  3. A bargaining impasse occurs when the two sides negotiating an agreement are unable to reach an agreement and become deadlocked. ...
  4. Impasse is a 1969 American film starring Burt Reynolds. It concerns a group of adventurers trying to recover gold lost in the Philippines during World War II.
  5. Impasse is a 1965 Argentine film.
  6. In general usage, a term referring to a situation where two parties cannot h agree on a solution to a dispute. In legal usage, if impasse is reached, the employer is legally permitted to unilaterally impose its latest offer.
  7. A deadlock in negotiations. After bargaining in good faith, the parties have failed the reach an agreement on one or more issues. Note: There is presently no procedure in Maryland higher education collective bargaining law which deals with resolving an impasse.
  8. The point at which no further progress can be made toward a contract agreement.
  9. (F), an impassable point; a blind alley.
  10. A deadlock in labor-management negotiations
  11. A dead end; a point of no progress; stalemate. A difficulty with no solution.
  12. regular: ímpasse, irregular: *ámpasse (á or à)
  13. (2h)[V:], POs > signer, FOs ><, interlace fingers once with force.
  14. Occurs when the parties are unwilling or unable to identify options and make concessions to each other.
  15. A stalemate that occurs in negotiations between union and management over the terms and conditions of employment. Impasses are often resolved through mediation or arbitration.
  16. a mischievous fairy's backside
  17. A closed, dead-end street.
  18. (2008) with Inés Wickmann
  19. In collective bargaining, impasse occurs when labor and management cannot reach agreement on a term or provision of the contract. In some cases, labor and management will bring in a third party arbitrator or mediator to help the parties reach agreement.