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Refusal of Employment for TU Reasons

Key Points

  • It is unlawful to refuse a person employment because they are, or are not, a member of a trade union
  • The individual concerned can complain to an Employment Tribunal, which can then:
  • issue a declaration that the complaint is well-founded;
  • order the employer to pay compensation;
  • make a recommendation for the future conduct of the employer; and
  • order a third party (such as a trade union) that has induced the unlawful refusal to pay compensation.

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