Union recognition

Union recognition guidance:

Collective agreements are agreements negotiated between trade unions and employers or employers' associations. Enforceability between union and employer A collective...

Practice Note

A statutory procedure by which trade unions may seek compulsory statutory recognition by an employer, for the purpose of collective bargaining, is available in certain...

Practice Note

A number of specific rights are conferred on an independent (see Practice Note: Trade union listing and independence) trade union once it has been recognised by a...

Practice Note

Listing One of the administrative functions of the Certification Officer (see Practice Note: The Certification Officer) is to maintain a list of trade unions, which is...

Practice Note

An employer may 'recognise' a trade union for a number of different purposes, and at one of a number of different ‘levels’. On the other hand, even where a large number...

Practice Note

This Practice Note examines the procedure for changes to union recognition, particularly where the bargaining unit is no longer appropriate or where it has ceased to...

Practice Note