Industrial action: What employers need to know

26 March 2015

In this industrial action podcast, Martin Chitty, partner in the Employment team and Caron Gosling, director in the team discuss Trade Unions, trade disputes and strikes with a focus on what steps employers can take to respond to these issues.

During the podcast our experts consider the following questions:

  1. What should an employer do when it first hears about potential industrial action? (00:26)
  2. If the employer wants to challenge the industrial action, what can it do? (01:31)
  3. What is the difference between official and unofficial action? (02:46)
  4. What steps can the employer take if employees go on strike? (04:55)
  5. Why is the law so complicated in this area? (09:35)


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