Updated to include information on Kostal UK Ltd v Dunkley and others, in which the EAT considered whether or not a pay offer made directly to staff was an unlawful inducement.
In Kostal UK Ltd v Dunkley and others, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that an employer offered unlawful inducements when it attempted to bypass collective bargaining with a trade union by making pay offers directly to its members.
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.
In this week's podcast, we discuss the practicalities of informing and consulting with transferring employees on a TUPE transfer.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to collective employee relations.