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Fairness at work: a critical analysis of the Employment Relations Act 1999 and its treatment of “collective rights”

Fairness at work: a critical analysis of the Employment Relations Act 1999 and its treatment of “collective rights”

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Edition Details

  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: Oxford ; Portland, Or. : Hart Pub., 2001
  • Type: Book
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.org.uk/fairness-at-work-a-critical-analysis-of-the-employment-relations-act-1999-and-its-treatment-of-collective-rights/ (Stable identifier)

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XXXII, 195 pages ; 24 cm

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, Fairness at work: a critical analysis of the Employment Relations Act 1999 and its treatment of “collective rights” is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Responsable Person: by Tonia Novitz and Paul Skidmore.
  • Publication Date: 2001
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 7 editions
  • First edition Date: 2001
  • Last edition Date: 2001
  • Languages: British English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD3040
  • Dewey Code: 344.4101
  • ISBN: 1841130834 9781841130835
  • OCLC: 45735294

Main Contents

Introduction: the case for “collective rights”; the pressures on New Labour – “no going back”, a flexible and efficient labour market, appeasing the employer and trade union lobby; the “solution” presented by “partnership” – its dimensions – who are the partners?, the centrality of individual “choice”, the “voluntary” aspect of partnership, partnership as a non-confliction relations, rights and responsibilities; the application of these principles in the Employment Relations Act 1999. Individual rights to freedom of association: introduction; the right to be accompanied in disciplinary and grievance hearings – the content of the right, support for trade unions?, improving workplace relations?; protection from blacklisting – weaknesses of the blacklisting provisions, strengthening freedom of association?; protection for trade union members against discrimination – the Wilson/Palmer litigation, acts versus omissions, incentives to contract out of collective bargaining; protection for workers in the recognition process; rights of striking employees to protection from unfair dismissal – participation in industrial action after the Tory years, circumscribed New Labour protection, implications for partnership; conclusion. Trade union autonomy: introduction; independence of trade unions under international and domestic law; democratic procedures within trade unions – historical background, international labour standards, the refusal to return to self-regulation; scrutiny of trade union governance – CRTUM, CPAUIA and the Certification Officer, the rationale for reform; conclusion. Trade union recognition and derecognition: introduction; historical and political context – “mistakes of the past” – the historical legacy, the “joint statement” of the TUC and CBI – the political “trade-off”; the content of Schedule A1 – procedures for achieving trade union recognition and derecognition, the consequences for collective bargaining, enforcement of the collective agreement relating to terms and conditions of employment, the institutional actors in the statutory recognition procedure; conclusion – the implications of Schedule A1. Industrial action: introduction; the failure to introduce a positive right to strike; trade union responsibility for protection from dismissal; the scope of statutory immunity for trade unions – the lawful aims of industrial action, changes to balloting and notification requirements; conclusion. A revised role for trade unions – information, consultation, representation and partnership: introduction; information and consultation of recognised trade unions – training, transfers of undertakings and collective redundancies, European Works Councils; trade unions to “accompany” individuals; the partnership fund; conclusion. Conclusion: new labour's “partnership” – the role envisaged for trade unions. (Part Contents).

Summary Note

This book examines the claims made in the White Paper on Fairness at Work alongside the actual reforms in the Employment Relations Act 1999.

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