GFTU Emplaw Emplaw Emplaw

National Union of Journalists, R (on the application of) v Central Arbitration Committee & Anor - recognition of trade unions by employers, Court of Appeal - on BAILII 2/12/05.

The Central Arbitration Committee scheme provides that CAC cannot hear an application if "it is satisfied there is already in force a collective agreement under which a union is recognised as entitled to conduct collective bargaining on behalf of any workers falling within the relevant bargaining unit." In this case one was in force, albeit few workers were involved. The Court of Appeal upheld a High Court ruling that therefore the CAC couldnot entertain an application by the NUJ for recognition.

The full content of this page is available to subscribers only. Please purchase a subscription if you feel this content will be of use to you.

Login or subscribe (includes subscription information) to access the full content of this page.