Individual rights arising from union membership

Individual rights arising from union membership guidance:

Collective agreements are agreements negotiated between trade unions and employers or employers' associations. Enforceability between union and employer A collective...

Practice Note

A union member has a statutory right not to be unjustifiably disciplined by his union. This is in addition to the common law right arising from his membership of a union...

Practice Note

An employee or prospective employee has a number of rights relating to his employment that arise as a result of his union membership status. These rights arise whether: •...

Practice Note

[Insert in para 8.2 of claim form ET1:] 1 [I am not a member of any trade union. OR I am a member of [insert name of trade union]. OR On [insert date], I applied to join...

Precedents

[Insert in para 6.1 of response form ET3:] 1 It is [admitted OR denied] that the Claimant was dismissed for the reasons stated or alleged in the claim. 2 [In fact, the...

Precedents

An individual has a statutory right not to be excluded or expelled from a trade union, save in certain specified circumstances. There is also a more limited common law...

Practice Note

A number of individual statutory rights may arise in specified circumstances relating to the activities of a trade union: • trade union officials are entitled to...

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A collective agreement is an agreement negotiated between one or more trade unions and employers or employers' associations and which relates to one or more of the...

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Employers and employment agencies will typically wish to obtain references or undergo other vetting processes when deciding who to give work to—see Practice Note:...

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Membership of a trade union gives an individual worker access to advice and other assistance from the union in a number of work-related contexts. Representation by union...

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Authorisation Many employers enter into arrangements with one or more trade unions for the deduction by the employer of union subscriptions from the pay of workers who...

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