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Trade Union Law and Collective Employment Rights Second edition

Explains the legal framework in which trade unions operate
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ISBN/ISSN: 9780853089605

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Why should you buy Trade Union Law and Collective Employment Rights Second edition


Trade Union Law and Collective Employment Rights is a comprehensive work explaining the legal framework in which trade unions operate, together with guidance on the applicable practice and procedure in relation to such matters as statutory trade union recognition and consultation of workers both in the context of trade unions and as provided under European law.

This new edition takes account of the major changes introduced, principally, by the Employment Relations Act 2004 and the Information and Consultation Regulations 2004, and also relevant case-law including Gate Gourmet Ltd v Transport & General Workers Union

The work includes full coverage of the following matters:

* definition and status of trade unions
* rights of trade unions
* statutory recognition and de-recognition of trade unions
* worker consultation including the new Information and Consultation of Employees Regulations 2004 and ACAS Guidelines
* obligations of trade unions to their members
* effect of trade union membership and activities on employment rights
* industrial torts of breach of contract
* immunity, loss of immunity and collective responsibility of trade unions
* remedies against trade unions including an analysis of the available damages
* trade unions and third party relationships especially contractors and customers of employers
* criminal law as impacts upon trade union activity

Trade Union Law and Collective Employment Rights is essential reading for all employment solicitors and barristers, trade union officials and human resource professionals, as well as academics.

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