1st Edition

Trade Unions and the Law

By R. W. Rideout Copyright 1973

    Originally published in 1973, this book was designed as a concise and usable guide to those aspects of the law which particularly affect trade union members and officials. It deals with the internal and external affairs of trade unions and the law relating to collective bargaining. It also covers deals with dismissal from employment, redundancy and employers’ liability for industrial injuries. The information is presented in a readable form without technical footnotes but with a considerable amount of background information. Diagrams and charts are used where applicable to present or reinforce information.

    1. Legal Institutions and Methods Part 1: Membership and Internal Affairs of Trade Unions 2. Trade Union Organization 3. Trade Union Membership 4. Internal Government Part 2: Industrial Action 5. Definitions 6. Unfair Industrial Practices 7. The Common Law Residue 8. Emergency Procedures Part 3: Industrial Relations 9. Collective Bargaining 10. Official Instruments of Collective Bargaining Part 4: Individual Employment 11. Dismissal 12. Redundancy 13. Compensation for Industrial Injury.


    R. W. Rideout