Updated to take into account the publication of draft Regulations that define important public services for industrial action ballots and the draft revised Code of practice on industrial action ballots and notice to employers.
Updated to include official statistics from the ONS for November 2016 on days lost to labour disputes and the number of stoppages. The next ONS release date is 15 February 2017.
Fifty Conservative MPs have demanded tougher strike laws be introduced to stop the "widespread misery" suffered by Southern Rail commuters being repeated.
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.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to industrial disputes.