Employee Relations

Index here items on employee and industrial relations, the employment relationship, conflict and mediation, industrial action and strikes, trade unions, trade union recognition and negotiation, collective bargaining and whistleblowing.

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    Employers balk at move to extend consultation rights

    British companies fear that the European Commission’s plans to compel them to set up national works councils could mean consulting employees on everything from training to recruitment decisions. Although European commissioners...

    Unhealthy draft

    On Armistice Day, Padraig Flynn, the EU social affairs commissioner, formally announced his proposal for a directive on information and consultation of employees in organisations with more than 50 workers. This would potentially...

    Facilitation skills

    Author Frances and Roland Bee Publisher IPD (01752 202301) Price £13.95 ISBN 0 85292 733 9 Aimed at people required to oversee group sessions, such as trainers, consultants, team leaders or managers with development...

    Luddites unite

    Am I the only reader to draw some unintended consolation from your feature on HR information systems (“A slow application”, 25 June)? Scepticism towards new fashions in information management seems to me to be...