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Collective bargaining is the process of negotiation between representatives of trade unions and employers in respect of employees’ terms and conditions such as pay, hours of work and working conditions.
5 Sep 2019
UK workers risk being subjected to 19th-century working conditions if the balance of power is not reset between employers and their staff.
16 Jul 2019
With traditional union membership in decline, employees are finding new ways to voice their opposition to corporate decisions, as shown...
12 Jul 2019
Heathrow airport could be shut down for several days this summer because of strike action by more than 4,000 workers.
13 Jun 2019
The Court of Appeal has overturned a key employment tribunal and Employment Appeal Tribunal decision on whether employers can offer...
11 Jun 2019
Junior doctors are to be balloted on whether to accept a four-year deal which will mean annual pay uplifts of...
22 May 2019
An employer that was found to have breached trade union regulations by directly approaching workers with a pay deal and...
18 Apr 2019
Last month the High Court dismissed a case which would have seen outsourced workers able to negotiate pay and conditions - but the fight still has legs
26 Mar 2019
The High Court has dismissed a case brought by the Independent Workers’ Union of Great Britain (IWGB), which claimed that...
12 Mar 2019
A pharmacists’ union has invited Boots to “start a new positive chapter of employee relations” after winning an eight year...
11 Jan 2019
As always, HR professionals had their fair share of employment law cases to keep track of in 2018, but what...
5 Dec 2018
The High Court has held that Deliveroo riders are self-employed and cannot form a collective bargaining unit.
The Independent Workers...
15 Aug 2018
Rail unions have reacted angrily to transport secretary Chris Grayling’s assertion that costs in the rail industry – including pay...
10 Aug 2018
Ryanair could face legal action from unions as strikes lead to the cancellation of one in six flights across Europe....
7 Aug 2018
In a case that could open the door for more than 3 million outsourced workers to negotiate directly with their...