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Decision on striking workers' pay could make action less attractive, says expert, as Queen's speech confirms new ballot rules

Employers may be entitled to deduct a day's pay for strike action at the rate of 1/260th of the striking worker's salary depending on contractual terms, the Court of Appeal has confirmed. 28 May 2015

'Leverage campaigns' by unions would not be restricted by tougher UK strike laws, says expert

Plans by the new business secretary to overhaul UK strike laws will not necessarily reduce the risk of business disruption to employers, since trade unions now have more sophisticated means of putting pressure on businesses at their disposal, an expert has... 18 May 2015

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Employee monitoring technology and privacy rules – a lesson from France

FOCUS: Businesses which use employee monitoring technology and operate in France must remember to notify the country's data protection authority and ensure the use complies with privacy and employment laws after a recent ruling by France's highest court. 02 Nov 2014

Court of Appeal: employer not in breach of duty of care by beginning disciplinary proceedings

A university did not breach its duty of care towards an employee by beginning disciplinary proceedings against her after what the employee argued was an inadequate investigation, the Court of Appeal in England and Wales has ruled. 16 Oct 2014

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