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|1 May 2012||Industrial action: Serco approach prevails||Alice Carse, Devereux Chambers||ELA Briefing||Recent cases have demonstrated that whether industrial action can go ahead depends on the approach taken by the courts to interpreting and applying the balloting provisions in part V of the Trade Unio...|
|1 Mar 2008||The Legal Landscape after Gibbons||Guy Hollebon and Lucinda Bromfield, Bevans Solicitors||ELA Briefing||
"The simplification of anything is always sensational,'' GK Chesterton.
|1 Apr 2008||Government to Reshackle Prison Officers||Paul McFarlane and Ashley Irving, Weightmans LLP||ELA Briefing||The government has decided to introduce legislation that will prevent prison officers taking part in industrial action.|
|1 May 2008||In Brief - I Declare!||Stephen Levinson, Manches LLP||ELA Briefing||In Unison & GMB v (1) Brennan & ors and (2) Sunderland City Council (UKEAT/0580/07), a case deriving from an equal pay claim, there was the spectacle of not one but two trade unions seeking to deprive...|
|1 Jun 2008||Employment law challenges in Hong Kong and China||Pattie Walsh, Lihui Zhou, and Alison Smith||ELA Briefing|
|Laval, Viking Line and the Limited Right to Strike||Daniel Ornstein, Herbert Smith||ELA Briefing|
|1 Nov 2008||Laval, Viking and the Limited Right to Strike||Daniel Ornstein, Herbert Smith||ELA Briefing||Two European Court of Justice rulings, Viking Line and Laval, have a potentially far-reaching impact on the lawfulness of industrial action in the UK. In both cases, employees sought...|
|1 Dec 2006||In Brief - Protective Awards||Stephen Levinson, Manches LLP||ELA Briefing||
Burton J cannot keep away from the EAT. He returned in October and gave judgment on a novel point on the interpretation of s.189 TU & LR(C) Act 1992.
The question was whether a protective aw...
|1 Apr 2007||In Brief - Europe Backs BNP Expulsion||Clive Howard, Russell Jones & Walker||ELA Briefing||
The European Court of Human Rights has confirmed in ASLEF v UK (11002/05) that the union was entitled to expel BNP member Mr Lee.
|1 Jan 2003||Wilson, Palmer & ors v The UK Government||Paul Statham, Pattinson & Brewer Paul Statham had conduct of the dockworkers’ claims from the initial tribunal hearings to the European Court of Human Rights||ELA Briefing||
The case of Wilson, Palmer & ors v The UK Government  IRLR 568 stands as a landmark decision that may have wide-ranging ramifications for collective labour legislation in the United ...