Since 1 March 2017, one of the conditions for a strike ballot to be lawful is that voting papers must include the period in which the proposed industrial action is..
Last week McDonald’s was hit by its first strike since first opening its doors in the UK in 1974. Workers took to the picket line amid concerns over low wages..
Louise Merrell writes for EmploymentSolicitor.com on Great Repeal Bill and its impact on UK employment law
A significant amount of UK employment law is derived from EU law so what’s going to happen after Brexit? Louise Merrell, senior solicitor at Clarkslegal takes a look at the..
Supreme Court determines a pay deduction rate of 1/365 for each day employees participate in lawful strike action
In Hartley v King Edward VI College, the Claimants were teachers who participated in a full day of lawful strike action. Their employment contracts permitted pay to be deducted for..
With the general election fast approaching, we have set out the key employment law points from the Conservative, Labour and Liberal Democrat manifestos...
A costly detour - employer’s attempt to bypass collective bargaining to negotiate directly with employees fails
Under section 145B of TULRCA, it is an offence for an employer to offer employees an ‘inducement’ which, if accepted, would result in them giving up any or all of..
The Court of Appeal has recently held that a collective agreement already in place with a non-independent trade union (a “sweetheart deal”) prevented an application by an independent trade union..
Trade unions can be recognised in the workplace either voluntarily (which is most common) or following a statutory application by a trade union. ..
As reported back in May, the Trade Union Act 2016 introduces new requirements relating to balloting for industrial action. ..