Updated to include a link to the government website where data submitted by public-sector employers relating to facility time will be published.
Ryanair could face legal action from unions as strikes lead to the cancellation of one in six flights across Europe.
In a case that could open the door for more than 3 million outsourced workers to negotiate directly with their de facto employer, the Independent Workers Union of Great Britain (IWGB) has been granted a judicial review before the High Court.
Unions and the Labour Party have condemned the government's 2018 civil service pay guidance remit and called for its immediate withdrawal while consultation and negotiations take place.
Updated to include information on Acas v Public and Commercial Services Union, in which the EAT considered if the Information and Consultation of Employees Regulations 2004 applied.
Consultant editor Darren Newman looks at a recent case in which the Court of Appeal had to consider if, in sharing information from a manager's desk diary, a trade union rep had acted outside the scope of trade union activities for the purposes of the automatically unfair dismissal protection afforded by s.152 of the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992.
In Morris v Metrolink RATP DEV Ltd, the Court of Appeal held that a trade union representative who retained confidential information related to a restructuring exercise was unfairly dismissed.
In Unite the Union v Nailard, the Court of Appeal held that the union was liable for the acts of its lay officials because they were acting as its agents, but that the union was not liable for failures by its employed union officials to prevent discrimination by third-party lay officials.
The number of labour strikes reached an all-time low last year, along with the number of workers involved in disputes, according to new ONS figures.
Updated to highlight the impact of the General Data Protection Regulation, in force from 25 May 2018, on this document.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to collective employee relations.