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Law of Industrial Action and Trade Union Recognition 2nd ed isbn 9780199589623

Law of Industrial Action and Trade Union Recognition

ISBN13: 9780199269655
ISBN: 0199269653
New Edition ISBN: 9780199589623
Published: February 2004
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

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This is a completely rewritten new edition of the classic text, The Modern Law of Strikes by a team of expert practitioners. It provides a unique and authoritative guide to trade union recognition and the issues involved with present-day industrial action.

Industrial action has become more frequent in recent years, and this book sets out the law and procedures which employment practitioners need to be aware of. It includes full coverage of trade union recognition, social security, employment protection rights, deductions from pay, and the impact of the Human Rights Act 1998 on strikes and picketing. Relevant forms and precedents are also included.

Employment Law
1. Introduction; 2. The Contract of Employment and Industrial Action; 3. Liability for Strikes: The Economic Torts; 4. The Trade Dispute Immunity; 5. Secondary Action; 6. Ballots; 7. Statutory Restrictions; 8. Action Less Than a Strike; 9. Consumer Actions; 10. Picketing/Criminal Law Offences; 11. Inter Union Activities; 12. Liability of Unions; 13. Unfair Dismissal; 14. Employment Protection Rights; 15. Social Security; 16. Injunctions (Restraining Orders); 17. Sit Ins; 18. Committal; 19. Sequestration; 20. Damages; 21. Deductions From Pay; 22. Industrial Standards; 23. Industrial Action Forms; 24. Trade Union Recognition : the Application; 25. Trade Union Recognition: Admissibility and the Bargaining Unit; 26. Balloting; 27. The Consequences of Recognition; 28. Changes Affecting the Bargaining Unit; 29. Part IV De-recognition; 30. Victimization