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industrial dispute

a dispute between employers and employees or more likely the organizations representing one or both groups. The dispute should relate wholly or mainly to terms and conditions of work. See GOLDEN FORMULAE.
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THE number of days lost to industrial disputes almost doubled last year, partly as a result of the row between junior doctors and the Government, new figures show.
Discussions between GTR and the Aslef and the RMT unions continue with the aim of resolving the ongoing industrial disputes.
Any industrial disputes affecting the travelling public should be sorted out by ACAS and its findings should be binding.
A total of 81,000 workers involved in industrial disputes went on strike, the lowest figure since records began in 1893.
A book which tells the story of the slate industry in North Wales will be launched next week in a castle which was at the centre of one of the longest industrial disputes ever seen in British history.
The review was seen as an attempt by the Government to change the law on industrial disputes.
ARBITRATION and conciliation service Acas has announced a new chief conciliator who takes the lead on trying to resolve high-profile industrial disputes.
The review will examine the law around so-called leverage tactics used by trade unions in industrial disputes, as well as the role of employers in such disputes.
The UK government are to hold an independent review on industrial disputes in the wake of the Grangemouth crisis.
Al Kiyumi averred that the causes of industrial disputes can be broadly classified into two categories.
By that I mean as and when we have the usual industrial disputes when the wheelie bins will stand to attention stinking unemptied for weeks on end, blighting all our areas, we will not be able to drop a wheelie bin into the our car boot as we can with the black bags and take round to the nearest tip.
Various aspects of the government's industrial relations record were criticised; however this paper seeks to focus on the government's record with respect to industrial disputes.

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