University cleaners, porters and receptionists are expected to walk out next month after a near unanimous vote in favour of industrial action.
Updated to reflect that the Regulations introducing new rules on check-off in the public sector have been delayed.
The Independent Workers' Union of Great Britain (IWGB) has claimed it is the first union in the UK to be recognised by an organisation that uses gig workers.
Updated to include official statistics from the ONS for December 2017 on days lost to labour disputes and the number of stoppages. The next ONS release date is 21 March 2018.
Additional information on the law on handling industrial action for NHS employers. To be read in conjunction with the general information on the law on handling industrial action.
Additional information on the law on the consequences of trade union recognition for NHS employers. To be read in conjunction with the general information on the law on the consequences of trade union recognition.
In Kostal UK Ltd v Dunkley and others, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that an employer offered unlawful inducements when it attempted to bypass collective bargaining with a trade union by making pay offers directly to its members.
McDonald's is to award a pay increase to its staff after they staged the first UK strike in the company's history.
What does a union have to tell its members and the employer about planned industrial action? Nick Chronias explains.
In Hartley and others v King Edward VI College  IRLR 763 SC, the Supreme Court held that, when deducting pay from employees' wages in respect of their participation in strike action on the relevant days, the appropriate daily rate of deduction was one-365th of the employees' annual salary, rather than one-260th as had been applied by the employer.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to trade unions and trade union recognition.