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.
Updated to include information on Thomas Cook Airlines Ltd v British Airline Pilots Association, in which the High Court considered the level of detail to be included in the voting paper relating to the period of industrial action.
The number of working days lost to strike action in the private sector has increased 80% in a year, while informal action organised via social media could be hiding more widespread problems.
Royal Mail has won a High Court injunction preventing next week's planned 48-hour strike by postal workers.
Ryanair has angered staff and customers after disastrous errors with its pilot rota. The company could now risk unofficial industrial action through sickness absence, as was the case at Southern Rail last year, report Richard Nicolle and Joseph Lappin from Stewarts.
The Trade Union Act introduced rules on balloting for industrial action in important public services that set the bar high for workers. Nick Chronias looks at how the law might work in practice.
New picketing laws came into force in March designed to prevent trade unions adopting intimidating tactics during industrial action. Nick Chronias, partner at DAC Beachcroft, looks at the likely impact of the changes and whether they could lead to new union tactics in disputes.
The Supreme Court has held that the pay of teachers must be deducted at a daily rate of 1/365th of their annual salary, rather than 1/260th, for a one-day strike.
The Government launches a call for evidence on electronic balloting as part of its independent review into alternative methods of balloting for industrial action.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to industrial action.