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PicketingPicketing is not a term with any exhaustive statutory or other definition. However, it is generally used to refer to various types of...
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Industrial action—guidance for employeesAlthough industrial action is often seen primarily as a battle between an employer and a trade union, it must...
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Balloting for and employer notification of industrial actionIn order to have statutory immunity from tortious liability, some acts by a trade union...
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Industrial action—guidance for employersIndustrial action is potentially very disruptive for an employer’s business. Hopefully, a union will use...
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Trade union liability for industrial actionThe organisation of industrial action by a trade union will usually give rise to some form of liability at...
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11th Aug
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Unlawful types of industrial actionIndustrial action will usually give rise to tortious liability at common law, both on the part of the participants...
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The right to take industrial actionThe ability to withdraw labour is a powerful weapon in the arsenal available to trade unions, and hence industrial...
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Where an employer receives notification of a ballot on industrial action, are they able to contact their employees, the union members, to provide...
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