Can employers communicate with employees who are going on strike or taking industrial action?

Posted in : Seamus Says - Employment Law Discussion on 7 April 2022
Seamus McGranaghan
O'Reilly Stewart Solicitors
Issues covered: Industrial Action; Trade Unions

Rolanda: Yeah, it's good to see progress. So in relation to industrial action then, we asked the question just earlier whether you thought as an employer you could communicate with employees that you've been notified that they are part of a group that's going to be taking industrial action. So what are your thoughts on that, Seamus? Can employers communicate? What should they communicate?

Seamus: Yeah. So, you know, the obvious concern for any employer would be that if you have a situation where there is industrial action, they're generally will be the direct liaison with the trade union that is involved. And there can be sometimes concerns that contacting any of the employees that they

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Seamus McGranaghan
O'Reilly Stewart Solicitors

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