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BEIS news release re Trade Union Act measures coming into force - Trade Union Act measures come into force to protect people from undemocratic industrial action

Measures due to come into force on 1 March 2017 under the Trade Union Act 2016 aim to protect people from the effects of undemocratic strike action. Tougher ballot thresholds will aim to ensure that if strikes will only commence as a result of a "clear democratic decision" from union members. The Act will also aim to prevent more than 1.5 million working hours a year from being lost to strike action, and boost the economy by £10 million a year.

Link to Press release
Category: Employment » Industrial action; Trade unions. Area(s) of law: Employment.
Source: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.

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