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|18 May 2007||Consultations on illegal working, additional paternity leave and trade unions||Employment News||
The Government has recently issued three consultations relating to the employment field:
|12 Jul 2007||Employment Simplification Bill||Employment News||On 11 July, the Prime Minister announced the Government's draft legislative program for the next session of Parliament. Among the proposals is an 'Employment Simplification Bill', which will repeal th...|
|27 Jul 2007||Union merger did not save equal pay pension claims from being out of time, rules the EAT||Employment News||
The EAT has delivered judgment in Unison v Allen and ors ( 0056/07) – an equal pay case not to be confused with that other, long-awaited equal pay case, GMB v Allan and ors.
|31 Jul 2007||Union did not discriminate against female members||Employment News||
In GMB v Allen and ors, the EAT has overturned a contentious employment tribunal decision that a trade union subjected some of its female members to indirect sex discrimination and victimisation wh...
|Now is the winter of our discontent…?|
|11 May 2009||Blacklisting of union members to be outlawed||News from the IDS Employment Law Team||Employment News||The Government has announced that it will prevent the use of blacklists to deny workers employment as a result of their union membership or activities. The Government has the power to introduce regula...|
|10 Aug 2009||ELA's response to the Blacklisting of Trade Unionists: Consultation on Revised Draft Regulations||Consultations|
|9 Feb 2011||Union to hold fresh strike ballot to pre-empt legal challenge||News from the IDS Employment Law Team||Employment News||
Unite, the union representing cabin crew at British Airways, has abandoned plans for a forthcoming strike amid allegations that last month’s ballot for industrial action lacked legal validity. Whil...
|1 May 2011||RMT v Serco and ASLEF v London & Birmingham Railway||Marc Jones, Turbervilles||ELA Briefing||The courts have recently been all too willing to grant an interim injunction preventing a trade union from calling upon its members to take industrial action due to defects by the union in the balloti...|
|1 Jun 2011||Public sector strikes: the legal issues||Sarah Russell, Ventura||ELA Briefing||Several unions appear to be preparing for co-ordinated public sector strike action over pensions. Following the RMT v Serco decision, it is likely to be more difficult foremployers to rely on ballotin...|