NW: TUPE Update 2011 – Your Questions Answered

Tuesday 28 June 2011 A one day conference Adelphi Hotel, Liverpool Another busy conference in Liverpool, packed with detailed information on all aspects of TUPE transfers. The speakers platform included lawyers and trade union practitioners who were able to answer a broad range of questions from the floor.

28th June 2011 – 9:45 am

Tuesday 28 June 2011

A one day conference
Adelphi Hotel, Liverpool

Sponsored by Unite, UCU, URTU and Unison and supported by the Ken Gill Memorial Fund, Old Square Chambers and the TUC

Report from the Conference

Richard Arthur of Thompsons Solicitors gave an overview of TUPE and in particular the situations when TUPE applies (or doesn’t). Sampson Low from UNISON spoke about information, consultation and other collective rights. Nerys Owen from the Labour Research Department spoke about objections to transfer and unfair dismissal rights. Brian Healy from CWU gave some useful practical hints and tips to help people plot a negotiating course through the TUPE transfer process, and Chris Haswell from PCS spoke about TUPE and pension rights.


Richard Arthur, Thompsons Solicitors
When does TUPE Apply?

Richard Arthur, Thompsons Solicitors
Effects on terms and conditions

Nerys Owen, Labour Research Department
Objections to transfer

Brian Healy CWU
TUPE in the workplace: a practical example

Chris Haswell PCS
TUPE and Pensions

Nerys Owen, Labour Research Department
Unfair dismissal rights

Presentations and Papers from the Speakers

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