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Trade Union Act 2016: schools

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Last updated on 13 July 2017
School types: All · School phases: All
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How does the Trade Union Act 2016 affect industrial action in schools? We summarise the legislation and how it affects schools, looking at the requirements for voting on strike action. We also relay advice from Forbes solicitors and the Association of School and College Leaders.

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  1. 1 Ballot threshold
  2. 2 Timing and duration
  3. 3 Effect on discontinuous strike action

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