Guide to legal rights for ULR’s

 

The Law is mainly set out under sections 168-170 of the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992. (“The Act”) http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1992/52/contents

The right to time off for Union Learning Representatives (“ULR”) was introduced by Section 43 of the Employment Act 2002.http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2002/22/section/43

There is also an ACAS Code of Practice 3, Time off for Trade Union Duties and Activities (“The Code”) which provides guidance on the law as well as commenting on good practice.http://www.acas.org.uk/index.aspx?articleid=2391

 

 

Definition of a Union Learning Representative (ULR)

 

The function of a ULR

 

The scope of a ULR

 


Legal Rights for a ULR

 

Rights to reasonable time off

 

Rights to pay for time off

 

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