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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

Expert urges North Sea firms to 'take the lead in communications' to minimise disruption from potential strike action

North Sea oil and gas firms should ensure they have robust contingency plans in place and be willing to engage with staff ahead of what could be the first offshore industrial action since the 1990s, an expert has said. 20 May 2015

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'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

'Relief for businesses' as CJEU confirms UK approach to collective redundancy consultation, says expert

UK employers need only comply with collective redundancy consultation requirements if they are proposing to make 20 or more redundancies in 90 days at a single establishment site, regardless of the total number of redundancies planned across the company, the... 30 Apr 2015

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