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Handling industrial action: local authority

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Updating author: Sophie Garner
Consultant editor: David Goldsmith

Summary

  • The Local Government Association has produced a guide on responding to the prospect of industrial action. (See Industrial action guide)
  • A trade dispute can cover disputes about matters other than the traditional ones such as pay, although whether a dispute is lawfully a trade dispute may turn on its facts. (See What constitutes a trade dispute?)
  • The Local Government Association has issued guidance on deductions from pay in the event of strike action. (See Deductions from pay)