Election rules—electing employee representatives
Election rules—electing employee representatives

The following Employment guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Election rules—electing employee representatives

  1. 1

    Introduction

    1. 1.1

      These rules govern the election of [employee OR worker] representatives for [specify purpose of election, eg the purposes of an information and consultation process under the Transfer of Undertakings (Protections of Employment) Regulations 2006 (TUPE)].

    2. 1.2

      The rules are intended to provide clarity and structure to the election and help to ensure that the election is fair. They set down principles but do not create contractual rights. The Company may vary these rules as it sees fit.

  2. 2

    Appointment of election organiser

    1. 2.1

      The Company appoints [insert name and contact details] as Election Organiser.

    2. 2.2

      The role of the Election Organiser will be to ensure that the election is run fairly and in accordance with these rules.

    3. 2.3

      Any [employee OR worker] with questions or complaints arising out of or concerning the election should raise these with the Election Organiser.

    4. 2.4

      The Election Organiser's decision on any matter relating to these rules will be final.

    5. 2.5

      Unless the Company and the Election Organiser agree otherwise, any failure to follow these rules will not invalidate an election.

  3. 3

    Nominations

    1. 3.1

      The Company requires [employee OR worker] representatives to represent [employees OR workers] [insert term of office for representatives, eg until the relevant transfer takes place,