Trade Union Bill (HC Bill 86)

Contents

  1. Introduction

    1. 1. Meaning of “the 1992 Act”

  2. Ballot thresholds for industrial action

    1. 2. Ballots: 50% turnout requirement

    2. 3. Ballots: 40% support requirement in important public services

  3. Information requirements relating to industrial action

    1. 4. Information to be included on voting paper

    2. 5. Information to members etc about result of ballot

    3. 6. Information to Certification Officer about industrial action etc

  4. Timing and duration of industrial action

    1. 7. Two weeks’ notice to be given to employers of industrial action

    2. 8. Expiry of mandate for industrial action four months after date of ballot

  5. Picketing

    1. 9. Union supervision of picketing

  6. Application of funds for political objects

    1. 10. Opting in by union members to contribute to political funds

    2. 11. Union’s annual return to include details of political expenditure

  7. Facility time and check-off

    1. 12. Publication requirements

    2. 13. Reserve powers

    3. 14. Prohibition on deduction of union subscriptions from wages in public sector

  8. Certification Officer

    1. 15. Investigatory powers etc

    2. 16. Enforcement by Certification Officer of new annual return requirements

    3. 17. Further powers of Certification Officer where enforcement order made

    4. 18. Power to impose levy

  9. General

    1. 19. Minor and consequential amendments

    2. 20. Financial provision

    3. 21. Extent

    4. 22. Commencement

    5. 23. Short title

    1. Schedule 1

      Certification Officer: investigatory powers: Schedule to be
      inserted into the 1992 Act

    2. Schedule 2

      Certification Officer: exercise of powers without application
      etc

    3. Schedule 3

      Certification Officer: power to impose financial
      penalties: Schedule to be inserted into the 1992 Act

    4. Schedule 4

      Minor and consequential amendments