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Are trade unions that advise their members not to agree to terms which the union considers to be insufficiently favourable to their members breaching competition law?

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Published on LexisPSL on 27/05/2015

The following Competition Q&A provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Are trade unions that advise their members not to agree to terms which the union considers to be insufficiently favourable to their members breaching competition law?
  • Trade unions
  • Professional bodies

Trade unions

If a trade union body is acting on behalf of members who are employees (ie not undertakings), then this action is unlikely to come within the scope of competition law. Following the Court of Justice’s judgment in Case C-67/96 Albany International BV v Stichting Bedrijfspensioenenfonds Textielindustrie, agreements entered into within the framework of collective bargaining betw

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