Trade Union Act 1984
Trade Union Act 1984a UK statute regulating activities of TRADE UNIONS. Under the Act, unions are required to elect, by secret ballot, voting members of their ruling executive committee at least every five years. The Act makes unions liable to civil action by employers where a STRIKE is authorized without a secret ballot of the members concerned. See EMPLOYMENT ACT 1980, EMPLOYMENT ACT 1982, EMPLOYMENT ACT 1988, EMPLOYMENT ACT 1990.
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