Workplace legislation

Employment Relations Act 1999, includes

  • collective bargaining
  • right to be accompanied
  • how employers work with trade unions.

Employment Rights Act 1996 includes


Equality Act 2010 is the main piece of legislation.

The Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties) (Scotland) Regulations 2012

Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) Accessibility Regulations (No.2) 2018 requires the Council to make their websites and apps accessible to users—including staff—with disabilities.

Trade unions

Trade Union Act 2016, often referred to as the Tory’s trade union act, sets out rules around industrial action.

Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Regulations 1992 sets out the rules governing running a trade union and the rights of trade union reps, including protection from discrimination.