In Gate Gourmet London Ltd v Transport and General Workers' Union and others, the High Court holds that a trade union committed unlawful and tortious acts under the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992, by the presence of its officials at pickets where those acts were being perpetrated, and by its failure to repudiate those acts.
This week's case roundup from Eversheds, covering sex discrimination and ballots for strike action.
In National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers v Midland Mainline Ltd, the Court of Appeal refuses to overturn an interim injunction preventing the RMT from inducing strike action, on the basis that the RMT was not likely to be able to establish immunity from civil action as it had not complied with the necessary statutory pre-conditions.
We put the spotlight on contemporary judicial attitudes in industrial action cases.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to industrial disputes.