Trade disputes and the industrial relations landscape

Employment matters

7th August, 2016
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Employers that do not engage in collective bargaining may be brought before the Labour Court for the investigation of a trade dispute.

The Industrial Relations (Amendment) Act 2001 put in place a mechanism whereby the Labour Court can consider trade disputes (concerning the terms and conditions of workers), and make initial recommendations, followed by legally binding determinations, resulting from this consideration.

Where a trade dispute has been referred to the Labour Court, an employer may seek...

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