Employment Act 1988
Employment Act 1988a UK statute establishing legal rights of TRADE UNION members in relation to their unions. Under the Act, union members have the right to prevent their union from authorizing a STRIKE when a secret ballot has not been held and not to be disciplined by their union for not participating in such action. See EMPLOYMENT ACT 1980, EMPLOYMENT ACT 1982, EMPLOYMENT ACT 1990, TRADE UNION ACT 1984, TRADE UNION REFORM AND EMPLOYMENT RIGHTS ACT 1993.
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