EMPLOYMENT LAW

The rights of trade union members and issues for employers facing industrial action

With the energy price rises and looming economic uncertainty, there are also signs of greater activity amongst trade unions pressing for inflation busting pay rises. In the public sector at least, industrial action has already been taking place. Employers in the private sector will not be immune from this, even if they do not formally recognise a trade union. We will look at the rights of trade union members and some of the key issues for employers facing industrial action by their employees.

Employers and trade unions

  • Rights of trade union members
  • Types of recognition agreement
  • What to do if you receive a request for recognition

About the authors


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Will Walsh

Partner

Expertise in the employment aspects of company restructures and strategy, including international elements.
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Stephen ten Hove

Partner

Contentious and non-contentious Employment Law specialist dealing with unfair dismissal, discrimination and law relating to partnerships and shareholders.
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Rustom Tata

Partner & Chairman

Employment law expert specialising in company and individual reputation management including the removal of senior executives.

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