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Collective bargaining

Is imposing a pay deal an inducement to forgo collective bargaining?

A worker who is a member of a recognised Trade Union can issue a claimView Article

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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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Agency workers
strike

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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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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Top five cases
detriment

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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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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workers' rights
collective bargaining

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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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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collective bargaining

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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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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union recognition for small pool of employees