Whenever it is necessary to negotiate or re-negotiate a collective agreement, AIIC appoints a negotiating delegation upon the proposal of the interpreters working in the sector concerned. The delegation negotiates on the basis of a mandate adopted by interpreters in the sector and approved by AIIC.
When an agreement is concluded, a professional delegation is set up in the relevant organisation or workplace to ensure proper implementation and to solve any related problems that may arise. It can refer an important problem to the negotiating delegation. The professional delegation is appointed by AIIC upon proposal by the interpreters in the sector or sub-sector concerned. The professional delegation can include some members who are not in AIIC.