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Information and public services for the Island of Jersey

L'înformâtion et les sèrvices publyis pouor I'Île dé Jèrri

Employment relations law

The Employment Relations (Jersey) Law 2007 came into force on 21 January 2008. The associated codes of practice came into force (by Order) on 15 February 2008.

The main aims of the law are to:

  1. provide a system of legal identification, registration of trade unions, employer associations, and to give these bodies legal status
  2. create a legal dispute resolution process which supports good industrial relations, with the aim of reducing disputes and helping to resolve disputes early, using the Employment Tribunal where necessary
  3. support codes of practice to describe good and reasonable employment relations practice 

For more information, see the Jersey Advisory and Conciliation Service (JACS) website.

JACS website

You can contact the employment relations registrar to register trade unions and employer's associations in accordance with the law.

Employment Relations (Jersey) Law 2007 on Jersey Legal website

Employment Relations Codes of Practice on Jersey Advisory and Conciliation Service (JACS) website

Email the employment relations registrar

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