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Industrial action / strikes
9 Apr 2014
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has held that a UK law preventing “sympathy” strikes is lawful.
26 Mar 2014
Thousands of employers and their staff face disruption today as teachers strike over pay, pensions and working conditions.
16 Dec 2013
Employers’ relationships with recognised trade unions are getting worse, according to research published today.
9 Apr 2013
Consultant editor Darren Newman looks back at the employment law position in 1979 when Margaret Thatcher came to power, and...
2 Nov 2012
Despite a fall in the number of days lost to industrial action, trade unions are finding alternative ways to exert...
3 Oct 2012
Members of the National Union of Teachers (NUT) will begin “action short of strike action” today, which will see them refusing...
27 Jun 2012
Ever since it was announced in 2005 that London would be hosting the 2012 Olympics, trade unions have been gearing...
5 Apr 2012
The past few weeks have seen numerous news reports about the threat of strikes by transport workers, who have demanded...
Case of the week: London Underground Ltd v Associated Society of Locomotive Engineers and Firemen (ASLEF)
29 Feb 2012
London Underground Ltd v Associated Society of Locomotive Engineers and Firemen (ASLEF)FACTSThis case concerned proposed industrial action relating to a...
24 Nov 2011
Employee support for public sector cuts has fallen but many still believe striking public workers will lose sympathy if they...
3 Nov 2011
EXCLUSIVE The Unison ballot, in which members voted yes to a strike over public sector pensions, could be “fatally flawed”, meaning...
3 Nov 2011
Public sector unions have said that they are “firmly committed” to continuing preparations for a planned day of industrial action...
1 Nov 2011
The Government could put a stop to coordinated strike action in the public sector by encouraging employers to challenge the...
29 Jun 2011
Employment lawyers have warned organisations not to refuse parents the day off on Thursday 30 June, or subject them to...
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