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Thursday, 17 March 2011

Union rights - savour a moment of victory

Professor Keith Ewing writes in the Morning Star about a ‘major triumph for the British trade union movement in its battle to restore trade union rights’. The recent ASLEF and RMT Court of Appeal cases established, for the first time, the duty of the courts to take into account the unions' right to strike in international law, when applying or interpreting the statutory ballot notice provisions, and the nature and scope of the obligations they impose. http://www.morningstaronline.co.uk/index.php/news/content/view/full/102325