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UK law prohibiting secondary industrial action is lawful

This report relates to 1 case(s)

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    National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers v United Kingdom [2014] IRLR 467 ECHR (0 other reports)

National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers v United Kingdom [2014] IRLR 467 ECHR

industrial action | sympathy strikes | freedom of assembly and association

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has held that the UK law that prohibits secondary or "sympathy" industrial action does not violate art.11 of the European Convention on Human Rights, which covers freedom of assembly and association.