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Definition of Central Arbitration Committee

In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Central Arbitration Committee : (Central Arbitration Committee, CAC)

A statutory body, established under the Employment Protection Act 1975 (consolidated into the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992), that consists of a chairman and members appointed by the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions from persons nominated by *ACAS. The Committee determines disputes relating to:

(1) arbitration in *trade disputes referred by ACAS with the consent of both parties;

(2) *disclosure of information to trade unions;

(3) the application of the Equal Pay Act 1970 (See equal pay) to collective agreements (See collective bargaining);

(4) recognition of trade unions for the purpose of *collective bargaining (See recognition procedure); and (5) specified issues in relation to the introduction and operation of *European Works Councils.

When the Committee makes an award of pay and/or conditions of employment these generally become incorporated in the contracts of employment of individual employees and are enforceable in the courts.

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  • Article Name: Central Arbitration Committee
  • Author: Agostino Von Hassell
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