Related posts:No related photos. DTI issues strike ballots and noticeOn 2 May 2000 in Personnel Today Previous Article Next Article The consultation document setting out revisions and updates to the 1995 codeof practice on strike ballots and notice to employers has been published by theDTI.The 16-page draft statutory code provides guidance on the law and examplesof good practice. It updates the original document to reflect changes broughtin by the Employment Relations Act, 1999.The new law allows the validity of a ballot to be extended by up to fourweeks if union and employer agree, to allow time for negotiations to continue.It allows the courts to disregard small accidental failures when ballots areorganised and clarifies when a union can aggregate results. It also removes therequirement for unions to name the members being balloted in somecircumstances.Employers have until 5 June to get their responses in. www.dti.gov.uk/er/consultz Comments are closed.