Employment Act 1982


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Employment Act 1982

a UK statute regulating the CLOSED SHOP and TRADE UNIONS. It required that a closed shop be approved by a substantial majority of the workforce and that where such a ballot had not been held recently, anyone dismissed for refusing to join a trade union could pursue a claim for UNFAIR DISMISSAL. See EMPLOYMENT ACT 1980, EMPLOYMENT ACT 1988, EMPLOYMENT ACT 1990, TRADE UNION ACT 1984, TRADE UNION REFORM AND EMPLOYMENT RIGHTS ACT 1993.
Collins Dictionary of Economics, 4th ed. © C. Pass, B. Lowes, L. Davies 2005
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