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Name: Employment Relations Act 1999 (c. 26).
Country: United Kingdom
Subject(s): Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1999-07-27
Entry into force:
ISN: GBR-1999-L-54812
Bibliography: Employment Relations Act 1999 Employment Relations Act 1999 Acts of UK Parliament, HMSOnline, United Kingdom
Abstract/Citation: Amends the law relating to employment, to trade unions and to employment agencies and businesses. Governs collective bargaining and recognition of bargaining agents. Prohibits blacklists for use by employers to discriminate against employees who are active in trade unions. Governs complaints to employment tribunals. Confirms a worker's right not to suffer unfair dismissal or detriment because of involvement in a trade union, because of maternity or parental leave or because of domestic incidents. Similarly prohibits unfair dismissals of striking workers. Establishes that the Secretary of State may issue a code of practice with regard to ending the discrimination of part-time workers. Provides for the indexation of awards.
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