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The Trade Union (Wales) Act  which excludes certain provisions of the Trade Union Act 2016, from applying to 'devolved Welsh authorities' including the 40% threshold of support from members required for industrial action to be legal in important public services, came into force on 13th September.

At Emplaw Online we have summary guides to recent Acts, which are up to date, straight forward and set out the key provisions and consequent Regulations and Codes.

Usually available only to subscribers, we publish here the summary guide to the Trade Union Act 2016, updated to include the The Trade Union (Wales) Act 



Media speculation that employers can no longer monitor the communications of their employees is inaccurate. Emplaw Online author Siân McKinley comments on the recent judgment of Barbulescu v Romania and provides some practical points on how to avoid breaches of Article 8 in the workplace.

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Click here for the bumper End of Summer 2017 edition of Emplaw Monthly which reviews the latest employment law news including new principles for assessing pension loss in tribunals, the rise in Vento bands, plans for new UK data protection laws and publication of proposals for corporate governance reform- as well as links to our latest articles including Voluntary Overtime and Holiday Pay and an invitation to free employment law conferences in Nottingham, Birmingham and London  plus summaries of the latest key cases (for subscribers).