Briefing 68: Trade Union Bill and Scotland – Sep 2015

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  • The Trade Union Bill is a crude attempt to weaken trade unions and workers rights.
  • It runs contrary to the positive industrial relations culture in Scotland.
  • It should require the legislative consent of the Scottish Parliament.
  • There is broad opposition to the Bill.
  • Branches can take a range of actions now to support the campaign.