Updated to include official statistics from the ONS for September 2016 on days lost to labour disputes and the number of stoppages. The next ONS release date is 14 December 2016.
Sir Ken Knight, the former chief fire and rescue adviser, will lead an independent review of online voting for industrial action ballots, the Government has announced.
The Welsh Government consults on the ban on employing agency workers to cover for striking workers.
The autumn months promise to be a busy period for HR practitioners as they get to grips with a host of employment law changes. Bar Huberman sets out the top 10 upcoming legislative changes that employers need to be ready for, even though many implementation dates have yet to be confirmed.
A group of senior medical professionals has condemned the latest series of strikes proposed by junior doctors.
The CEO of Southern Railway has blamed train cancellations and overcrowded trains on unofficial industrial action. With 350 trains set to be axed from the timetable, Tom Kerr-Williams looks at the difficult choices facing employers when there is a spike in sickness absence during a dispute with workers.
The Trade Union Act may have been watered down from what was originally envisaged when the Tories won the general election but employers could nevertheless face an increase in alternative forms of pressure, warn Andrew Taggart and Anna Henderson.
Consultant editor Darren Newman compares the provisions in the Trade Union Act 2016 with those in the original Bill. He also explains why the timescale for a review of electronic balloting set out in the Act may be more fluid than it first appears.
Do the proposed changes to employment law in the Trade Union Bill have potential unintended consequences for employers? Ramez Moussa, employment partner at Squire Patton Boggs, gives his view.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to industrial disputes.