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Name: Employment Act 1989 (Chapter 38)
Country: United Kingdom
Subject(s): Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations; Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services; Social security (general standards)
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1990-11-01
Entry into force:
Published on: Printed separately, 23 p.
ISN: GBR-1990-L-22105
Bibliography: Printed separately, 23 p.
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Abstract/Citation: Makes it unlawful to refuse a person employment, or any service of an employment agency, on grounds related to trade union membership; amends the law relating to industrial action and ballots; makes further provision with respect to the Commissioner for the Rights of Trade Union Members; confers a power to revise or revoke Codes of Practice; provides for the merger of the Redundancy Fund with the National Insurance Fund; amends the Education (Work Experience) Act 1973; and for connected purposes. Consequential amendments are made to the Employment Protection (Consolidation) Act 1978 (LS 1984 - UK 1A), the Trade Union Act 1984 (LS 1984 - UK 2), the Employment Act 1988 (LS 1988 - UK 1), the Social Security Act 1975, the Employment Protection Act 1975 (LS 1975 - UK 2), the Employment Act 1980 (LS 1984 - UK 1B), the Social Security (Contributions) Acts 1981 and 1982, the Employment Act 1982 (LS 1984 - UK 1C), the Social Security Acts 1985, 1986 and 1989, and the Employment Act 1989 (LLD 1990/2, LS 1989 - UK 1). The Redundancy Fund Act 1981 is repealed.
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