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The government concluded that the draft regulations will work. They should be brought into force as soon as possible, with some changes in response to the consultation. The response document includes summaries of public responses to the consultation.
Consultation seeking public views about prohibiting the circulation of trade union blacklists. The draft regulations aim to:
- define what a blacklist of trade unionists is, and prohibit making, sharing and using blacklists
- stop organisations refusing to employ and employment agencies refusing a service to a worker for a reason relating to a blacklist
- provide for employment tribunals and courts to hear complaints on related issues