Collective bargaining, employee involvement and industrial action

This section contains information about collective bargaining between employers and trade unions, employee involvement and dealing with industrial action.

  • Collective bargaining

    We outline collective bargaining, including practical and legal issues to consider, and advise you on trade union recognition.

  • Employee involvement

    We outline employee involvement in collective bargaining, when it’s voluntary and when it’s required by law, including your duty to consult your workforce.

  • Industrial action

    We explain industrial action and the possible consequences for your business. We cover avoiding action, responding to it and dispute resolution.

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