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Code of Practice: Industrial action ballots and notice to employers

Code of Practice: Industrial action ballots and notice to employers

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Code of Practice: Industrial action ballots and notice to employers

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This Code of Practice provides practical guidance to trade unions and employers to promote the improvement of industrial relations and good practice in the conduct of trade union industrial action ballots.

The Code has been updated to reflect the legal provisions on industrial action ballots and information to employers made by the Trade Union Act 2016 and supersedes the Code of Practice on Industrial Action and Information to Employers issued in 2005.

Published 1 September 2005
Last updated 24 February 2017 + show all updates
  1. Finalised version of updated code published
  2. Explanatory memorandum added
  3. First published.