Managing Union Action

What to do if my employees take Union Action?  

Navigating the complexities of union action in the workplace requires a detailed understanding of industrial relations and employment law. Saines Legal provides expert guidance and support to businesses in managing union action, ensuring that interactions are conducted fairly, legally, and with a view to maintaining positive industrial relations.

Understanding Union Action

Union action can take various forms, from collective bargaining to industrial action. It’s essential for businesses to understand their rights and obligations in these scenarios. Saines Legal advises on all aspects of union action, ensuring that employers are well-informed and prepared.

Legal Framework and Compliance

Our services in this area include:

  • Guidance on the legal framework governing union activities and industrial action.
  • Advising on compliance with the Fair Work Act and other relevant legislation.
  • Assisting in the development of strategies to manage union relationships and negotiations.

Negotiation and Dispute Resolution

Effective negotiation and dispute resolution are key in managing union action. Saines Legal assists in:

  • Negotiating enterprise agreements and workplace terms and conditions.
  • Resolving disputes that may arise from union activities.
  • Representing businesses in dealings with unions and before industrial tribunals.

Training and Policy Development

We also offer training to management and HR teams on handling union interactions effectively and legally. This includes developing policies and procedures for managing union action within the workplace.

Proactive Approach

A proactive approach to managing union action can help prevent disputes and foster a positive working environment. Saines Legal advises on best practices for engaging with unions and employees, aiming to build constructive and cooperative relationships.

Seeking Legal Advice in Response to Union Action

Managing union action effectively is crucial for maintaining harmonious workplace relations and business continuity. Saines Legal provides the expertise necessary to navigate these situations with confidence, ensuring legal compliance and positive outcomes. For professional legal assistance in managing union action, turn to Saines Legal. 

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