Draft Important Public Services Regulations published - The Important Public Services (Education) Regulations 2017. Draft
The Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992 s.226(2B) introduces a new 40% threshold of support that must be satisfied in ballots for industrial action in important public services. This applies unless the union reasonably believes that a majority of those balloted are workers who are not normally engaged in the provision of important public services. These Regulations specify for the purposes of the 1992 Act s.226 the important public services in the education sector. Similar draft Regulations have also been published in respect of fire services, the health sector and border securityImportant Public Services (Border Security) Regulations [Draft]
Link to draft Regulations
Important Public Services (Fire) Regulations [Draft]
Important Public Services (Health) Regulations [Draft]
Category: Employment » Industrial action; Trade unions. Area(s) of law: Employment.