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Higher ballot thresholds which must be met before trade unions can proceed with industrial action, particularly in relation to 'important public services', will come into force on 1 March 2017, the government has confirmed. 16 Feb 2017
The partial resolution of the dispute between Southern Rail and trade union representatives for its drivers and conductors provides an "interesting contrast and lessons" for both employers and unions, an expert has said. 06 Feb 2017
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The introduction of employment tribunal fees has "dramatically changed" the way in which workplace disputes are resolved, a government review has shown. 03 Feb 2017
OPINION: With amendments to toughen up trade union legislation waiting in the wings, rushing through yet more changes in response to recent rail strikes would likely only further polarise relations between employers and unions. 17 Jan 2017
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