Employment Relations Act 2000

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Part 8 Strikes and lockouts

80 Object of this Part

The object of this Part is—

(a)

to recognise that the requirement that a union and an employer must deal with each other in good faith does not preclude certain strikes and lockouts being lawful (as defined in this Part); and

(b)

to define lawful and unlawful strikes and lockouts; and

(ba)

to provide notice requirements for all strikes and lockouts; and

(bb)

to provide for specified pay deductions, and to specify how the amount of such deductions must be calculated; and

(c)

to ensure that where a strike or lockout is threatened in an essential service, there is an opportunity for a mediated solution to the problem.

Section 80(ba): inserted, on 6 March 2015, by section 53 of the Employment Relations Amendment Act 2014 (2014 No 61).

Section 80(bb): inserted, on 6 March 2015, by section 53 of the Employment Relations Amendment Act 2014 (2014 No 61).