This is a completely rewritten new edition of the classic text, The Modern Law of Strikes, by a team of expert practitioners. It provides a unique and authoritative guide to trade union recognition and the issues involved with present-day industrial action. Industrial action has become more frequent in recent years, and this book sets out the law and procedures which employment practitioners need to be aware of. It includes full coverage of trade union recognition, social security, employment protection rights, deductions from pay, and the impact of the Human Rights Act 1998 on strikes and picketing. Relevant forms and precedents are also included.