Updated to include official statistics from the ONS for February 2018 on days lost to labour disputes and the number of stoppages. The next ONS release date is 15 May 2018.
Updated to take into account the increase to the limit on the compensatory award, in force from 6 April 2018.
Updated to reflect an increase in the limits applying to employment tribunal awards, with effect from 6 April 2018.
More than a million nurses and other NHS staff in England will be offered a three-year pay deal worth between 6.5% and 29% in an end to years of pay restraint.
University cleaners, porters and receptionists are expected to walk out next month after a near unanimous vote in favour of industrial action.
Updated to reflect that the Regulations introducing new rules on check-off in the public sector have been delayed.
The Independent Workers' Union of Great Britain (IWGB) has claimed it is the first union in the UK to be recognised by an organisation that uses gig workers.
Additional information on the law on handling industrial action for NHS employers. To be read in conjunction with the general information on the law on handling industrial action.
Additional information on the law on the consequences of trade union recognition for NHS employers. To be read in conjunction with the general information on the law on the consequences of trade union recognition.
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.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to trade unions and trade union recognition.