In Hartley and others v King Edward VI College  IRLR 763 SC, the Supreme Court held that, when deducting pay from employees' wages in respect of their participation in strike action on the relevant days, the appropriate daily rate of deduction was one-365th of the employees' annual salary, rather than one-260th as had been applied by the employer.
The European Court of Human Rights has held that UK laws that prohibit secondary or "sympathy" industrial action do not violate art.11 of the European Convention on Human Rights, which covers freedom of assembly and association.
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