Guidance

Code of Practice: access and unfair practices during recognition and derecognition ballots

Guidance on the statutory procedure for the recognition and derecognition of trade unions for the purpose of collective bargaining.

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Code of Practice: access and unfair practices during recognition and derecognition ballots

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Details

This Code deals with the specific circumstances of access during recognition or derecognition ballots. It covers:

  • a union’s access to workers during the ballot
  • avoiding unfair practices when campaigning during that period

It also gives practical guidance about the issues which arise when an employer receives a request by a union to be granted access to their workers at their workplace and/or during their working time.

Published 5 September 2005