BA Unite decision

[picappgallerysingle id=”8828562″ align=”left”]Unite has WON its appeal against the decision of Mr Justice McCombe earlier this week which prevented scheduled strike action from going ahead. Here’s the reaction from Derek Simpson of Unite: httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bS4liJcFxrM And here’s the reaction from Willie Walsh of BA:httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iUbgbMCgsoY

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Further Trade Union Confrontation likely as new Government plans Privatisation of Royal Mail

  Business Secretary Vince Cable yesterday requested that a detailed plan be prepared to move forward with privatisation as Royal Mail are predicted to announce a fall in profits following last years postal strikes. The Communication Workers Union will argue that as a provider of a public service, Royal Mail should remain in state ownership…

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BA and Unite – update

[picappgallerysingle id=”8828664″ align=”left”] The Court of Appeal will begin hearing submissions at 2.00 p.m. this afternoon in order to determine whether Unite will be granted leave to appeal against yesterday’s injunction which prevented the latest scheduled strike from going ahead. As has been widely reported, Mr Justice McCombe granted an injunction in favour of British…

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post termination covenants – non-competition – period of restriction

[picappgallerysingle id=”7776916″ align=”left”]Many employers are worried about employees leaving to work for a competitor and therefore seek to impose restrictions on what the employee can do after termination of employment. These post-termination covenants are clearly in restraint of trade and therefore contrary to public policy. However, they are permitted if they can be shown to…

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