Daniel Stilitz KC and Patrick Halliday speaking at the ELA Conference 2024


Daniel Stilitz KC and Patrick Halliday will be speaking at the ELA Conference 2024 with Bruce Robin from UNISON on Thursday 2 May.

They will be speaking on ‘Industrial relations: strikes, collective bargaining and minimum service levels’. The session will cover topical industrial relations issues, including:

  • The appeal to the Supreme Court in Mercer v Alternative Future Group: sanctions for industrial action
  • R (Independent Workers Union of Great Britain) v Central Arbitration Committee [2023] UKSC 43: Deliveroo riders not in ‘employment relationship’ did not have article 11(1) rights to join trade union
  • Avoiding, bringing and litigating section 145B claims (inducements concerning collective bargaining) in the aftermath of Kostal v Dunkley
  • Minimum service levels legislation: Strikes (Minimum Service Levels) Act 2023, regulations and consultation
  • Using agency workers to replace striking staff: Government consultation on new regulations following R (ASLEF and others) v Secretary of State for Business and Trade [2023] EWHC 1781 (Admin)

For more information about Daniel and Patrick’s practices or instructing them please contact Martin Pownall, Mollie Adams or John Ojeda.