New Publication: Trade Union (Wales) Act 2017 – Act Summary

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The Trade Union (Wales) Bill received Royal Assent on 07 September 2017. The Act amends specific provisions within the UK Trade Union Act 2016 that apply to “devolved Welsh authorities”.

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New Publication: Trade Union (Wales) Bill – Summary of changes at Stage 2

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The Assembly’s Stage 3 consideration of the Trade Union (Wales) Bill (PDF, 60KB) is scheduled to take place in plenary on Tuesday 11 July 2017.

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The ‘vicious circle of decline’: How is congestion affecting the Welsh bus sector?

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Bus companies in Welsh cities are struggling with congestion chaos that lengthens journey times and pinches passenger numbers, according to evidence submitted to an Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee’s inquiry into the impacts of congestion on the bus industry.

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New Publication: Trade Union (Wales) Bill – Bill Summary

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The Trade Union (Wales) Bill (the Bill) was introduced on 16 January 2017 by the Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government, Mark Drakeford AM.

The Bill was introduced by the Welsh Government to amend specific provisions within the UK Trade Union Act 2016 which, in the Welsh Government’s view, will have an “adverse effect on the social partnership approach” in Wales. The social partnership is the Welsh Government’s approach to managing public sector staff and industrial relations in public services in Wales.

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