Disclosure of information to trade unions for collective bargaining purposes

The Agency has a duty to provide practical guidance on the application of Articles 39 and 40 of the Industrial Relations (Northern Ireland) Order 1992 (“the 1992 Order”) in relation to the disclosure of information by employers to trade unions for the purpose of collective bargaining.

The information which employers may have a duty to disclose under Article 39 is information which would be disclosed in accordance with good industrial relations practice. In determining what would be in accordance with good industrial relations practice regard is to be had to any relevant provisions of this Code of Practice.

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Last updated: 19 March 2019