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Author: News from IDS Employment Law Team
Resource type: IDS Bulletins
The Cabinet Office has announced that it is to conduct a ‘radical overhaul’ of arrangements under which civil servants are permitted carry out union duties during working time.
Topics: Trade unions
Author: News from IDS Employment Law Team
Resource type: IDS Bulletins
In Netjets Management Limited v Central Arbitration Committee (CAC) and anor the High Court has upheld the CAC’s decision that there were no territorial restrictions preventing a union’s application for recognition for collective bargaining under Schedule A1 to the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992 in respect of pilots employed by NM Ltd across Europe, despite the majority of the pilots living abroad.
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Author: News from the IDS Employment Law Team
Resource type: IDS Bulletins
Liberty and the GMB union have both recently written to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) asking it to reopen its investigations, closed in 2009, into a secret blacklist. The list, which contained the details of 3,213 people involved in trade union activities, was compiled and maintained by The Consulting Association in breach of the Data Protection Act 1998.
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Author: Alice Carse, Devereux Chambers
Resource type: 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 Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992. The prevailing approach, following the decision of the Court of Appeal in Serco Ltd v National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers, is that balloting provisions should not place an unduly heavy burden on trade unions.
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Author: Ian Scott, Old Square Chambers
Resource type: Lecture Notes
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Author: Binder Bansel, Pattinson & Brewer and Martin Warren, Eversheds
Resource type: Lecture Notes
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Author: News from the IDS Employment Law Team
Resource type: IDS Bulletins
In Balfour Beatty Engineering Services Limited v Unite the Union the High Court has refused BBES Ltd’s application for an interim injunction to prevent strike action. The Court held that Unite had done enough to ensure that only those entitled to vote in the ballot were sent ballot papers, having undertaken additional checks on its membership data before conducting the vote.
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Author: Ginny Harrison, freelance consultant and Springhouse Solicitors
Resource type: ELA Briefing
The second edition of The Law of Industrial Action and Trade Union Recognition by John Bowers QC, Michael Duggan and David Reade QC is a valuable though often intellectually demanding resource for practitioners and academics, says Ginny Harrison
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Author: Chris Syder, Davies Arnold Cooper
Resource type: Lecture Notes
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Author: Sarah Russell, Ventura
Resource type: 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 balloting errors to stop strike action.
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