Picketing and the Law

31 Jan 2023 | 0 comments

There is no legal “right to picket” as such, but attendance for the purpose of peaceful picketing has long been recognised to be a lawful activity.

Legislation has been created to limit these freedoms specifically to stop pickets from blocking workplaces and to prevent ‘secondary picketing’. The distinction between legal picketing, secondary picketing and ordinary peaceful protest can be confusing.

These guides may be useful for anyone who wants top understand the legal framework better…

UCU Picketing Guidance

Government Code of Practice On Picketing

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