What Is The Current Law on Strikes in Northern Ireland?

Posted in : Seamus Says - Employment Law Discussion on 11 August 2022
Mark McAllister
Labour Relations Agency
Issues covered: Industrial Action; Collective Action; Strikes

In this months Employment @11 webianr we were delighted to welcome Mark McAllister of the Labour Relations Agency to discuss strikes, rising costs, and union-busting.

Mark: Yeah, you would be forgiven to think you were transported back into the 1970s. There is an incredible amount of industrial action going on throughout the UK at the minute, and especially in Northern Ireland. In my 23 years or so working with the Labour Relations Agency, I've never seen it as busy. It really does harken back the days of the '70s and '80s.

And there've been lots of legal developments since that in regard to the law and trade unions. And we're in position now where the law in Northern Ireland does

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Mark McAllister
Labour Relations Agency

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