Commentary

(e) Incorporating terms where the union negotiates as agent for its members

Division AII Contract of Employment
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(e) Incorporating terms where the union negotiates as agent for its members

| Commentary

(e)     Incorporating terms where the union negotiates as agent for its members

In exceptional cases, it might be possible to argue that the union negotiates as agent for its members, so that the member can automatically take advantage of the union's agreement on his behalf. The normal rule is otherwise: the union negotiates as principal and not as agent (Holland v London Society of Compositors and Lee v GEC Plessey Telecommunications, above); and an attempt to analyse normal bargaining arrangements in terms of agency creates insoluble problems. However, if at all, does the non-member claim the benefit of a collective

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