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Agency workers

Can an employer use agency staff to replace striking workers?

The Government has announced changes to legislation that will enable businesses to supply skilled agencyView Article

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Is an employee taking part in a strike protected from detriment?

An employee has the right not to be subjected to a detriment by their employerView Article

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strike
Top five cases

Top five cases of 2021

It has been another busy year for employers and HR professionals.  Employers have been dealingView Article

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Is an employee who takes part in a strike protected from detriment?

The Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992 (TULRCA) protects employees from detriment connectedView Article

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detriment
workers' rights

Labour plans biggest ever extension of workers’ rights

The Labour Party has announced plans to strengthen individual and collective workers’ rights, if elected.View Article

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Unlawful inducement to forgo collective bargaining rights?

The Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992 (TULRCA) prohibits employers from inducing theirView Article

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collective bargaining
trade union representative

Was a trade union representative unfairly dismissed despite alleged misuse of confidential information?

An employee’s dismissal is automatically unfair if the reason, or principal reason for the dismissalView Article

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Bypassing collective bargaining – the risk for employers

The Employment Appeal Tribunal has considered the first appeal in respect of claims that anView Article

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collective bargaining
union recognition for small pool of employees

Court of Appeal upholds trade union recognition for small pool of employees

The Court of Appeal has upheld a Central Arbitration Committee (CAC) decision that a groupView Article

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Government to review electronic voting in industrial action ballots

The government has announced that it has appointed Sir Ken Knight, CBE, QFSM to undertakeView Article

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electronic voting