Acas guides on trade union and employee representation

Advice on the law and good practice for building effective communication, consultation and negotiation between employers and trade union or other employee representatives.


Trade union representation in the workplace guide

PDF, 448 KB
38 pages

Published March 2014

Non-union representation in the workplace guide

32 pages

Published March 2014


These guides provide advice on trade union and other employee representatives' rights to time off, training and facilities to carry out their duties.

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