Podcast: The Trade Union Act 2016

Consultant editor Darren Newman joins us to discuss the implications of the Trade Union Act 2016 for both public and private-sector employers. We explore the likely impact of the Act, including:

  • new rules on ballot thresholds and ballot mandates [02.40];
  • electronic balloting [07.15];
  • notice periods for industrial action [11.40];
  • picketing [17.05]; and
  • changes to the check-off procedure and facility time in the public sector [20.00].

We have included timestamps to help you navigate to key points in this feature-length podcast.

Presenter Laura Merrylees is joined by Darren Newman. Edited and produced by Laura Kimpton.

The Trade Union Act

22 July 2016