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Industrial action / strikes
Industrial action will be lawful only if the trade union has complied with various statutory requirements, including those relating to balloting members and notifying the employer of intended industrial action.
If a union fails to comply with the relevant statutory requirements, the industrial action will be unlawful. This will give the employer grounds to apply for an injunction to stop the proposed industrial action.
6 Nov 2019
University lecturers and support staff at 60 universities are to strike for eight days in two separate disputes over pensions,...
5 Nov 2019
Train drivers and guards for South Western Railway will stage a 27-day strike in December and January...
5 Nov 2019
The Communication Workers Union has denied that its proposed December strikes are politically motivated and designed to disrupt the forthcoming...
18 Oct 2019
The issue of what happens to workers’ rights has become a central plank in the Brexit debate as MPs prepare...
16 Oct 2019
Royal Mail union members have voted 97% in favour of a national postal strike in the run up to Christmas....
26 Sep 2019
Drivers and riders working for eCourier, a same-day delivery service owned by Royal Mail Group, have voted for strike action,...
21 Sep 2019
Pressure is mounting on Labour from the unions to commit to repealing all anti-union legislation since the 1980s.
20 Sep 2019
Several companies are supporting employees in the UK who are participating in the Global Climate Strike protests taking place today.
13 Sep 2019
Transport for London workers on the District Line have voted overwhelmingly for industrial action in protest at the growing levels of violence from passengers.
13 Sep 2019
Paris has been crippled by public transport strikes today in response to moves by the French government to implement pension reform.
2 Sep 2019
British Airways is thought to be considering stripping travel allowances from pilots who are set to strike next week.
30 Aug 2019
South Western Railway train drivers and guards have begun their latest walk out in a long-running dispute over the role...
21 Aug 2019
Ryanair has lost its bid for a last-minute High Court injunction to block pilot strikes scheduled to begin today (Thursday)....
8 Aug 2019
Ryanair’s UK pilots have voted to strike over pay and conditions, claiming that the airline has refused to deal with unions for “decades”.