Clarkslegal LLP - Solicitors in Reading and London

Events and Training

Trade unions in the private sector

Introduction to trade union issues faced by unionised employers in the private sector.

Topics covered:

  • Independent and non independent trade unions
  • Union members’ rights
  • Recognition and de-recognition
  • Role of the Central Arbitration Committee (CAC)
  • Bargaining units and changes to the same
  • Collective bargaining – principles and usual approaches
  • Incorporation of collectively agreed terms into individual contracts
  • TUPE, collective terms and recognition
  • Strategies for private sector organisations acquiring public sector employees and unions
  • Industrial action and contingency planning


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