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BEERG Newsletter - UK: EAT rules on unilateral employer bargaining offers

David Hopper of Lewis Silkin LLP writes: In the first reported application of the Supreme Court’s landmark Kostal decision, the Employment Appeal Tribunal has ruled that an employer could not unilaterally declare that its negotiations with its recognised trade union had finished. As unionised employers may only make direct offers to employees after exhausting their collective bargaining procedure, the employer now faces punitive fines.

You can read our detailed comment on the decision here

Published on: June 22, 2022

Authors: David Hopper

Topics: The UK and European Union

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