TUB news

Commons weakens Lords concessions on Trade Union Bill

28 April 2016

The Trade Union Bill was returned to the House of Commons yesterday, where MPs voted on Conservative amendments to the Bill, which had been softened by the Lords.

Trade Union Bill Report Stage: how the Bill has changed

21 April 2016

Report Stage for the Trade Union Bill continued in the Lords yesterday (20 April 2016), at which the government agreed to retain check-off processes for members of public sector unions, representing a u-turn on their plans.

Today we provide a summary of other significant changes that have been made to the Trade Union Bill so far:

Check-off to stay after Lords win

20 April 2016

The check-off process of deducting trade union subscriptions from the wages of public sector members will not be scrapped in the Trade Union Bill as first proposed.

Lords push for e-balloting and check-off in more balanced Trade Union Bill

11 March 2016

The latest amendments to the Trade Union Bill attempt to balance the law to be less punitive to the labour movement, and have been made by both Labour and Conservative peers.

Tories offer weak concessions on Trade Union Bill

10 March 2016

Amendments proposed by Baroness Neville-Rolfe, Parliamentary Under Secretary for Business, to the Trade Union Bill today offer minor concessions on the raft of legislation that is expected to have a devastating effect on both the labour movement and Labour party.

Lords highlight positive impact of trade unions on economy

29 February 2016

In the fourth day of Committee Stage of the Trade Union Bill in the House of Lords last week, peers from Labour and the Liberal Democrat Parties highlighted the positive impact trade unions have on the economy.

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