What statutory rights go along with the right to conduct collective bargaining?
Statutory rights for a union that is recognised to conduct collective bargaining include:
- the right to receive information prior to conducting collective bargaining;
- the right to receive information and be consulted on health and safety issues;
- the right to receive information and be consulted on certain pension issues;
- paid time off for union officials to carry out union duties or undergo industrial relations training;
- the right to information and consultation on proposed redundancies; and
- the right to information and consultation in connection with the proposed transfer of and an undertaking.