Certification Officer: forthcoming hearings
Cases due to be heard by the Certification Officer.
6 February 2017
Bannister v UNISON: The Public Service Union
Burgess and Ors. v UNISON: The Public Service Union
Rogers v UNISON: The Public Service Union
Wakefield v UNISON: The Public Service Union
( Following the hearing on 19, 20 and 21 December a hearing to hear submissions has been scheduled for 22 February 2017)
The complaints concern the Union’s election for its General Secretary in 2015. The applicants allege that, during the election period, the Union breached a number of its rules and a paragraph of the General Secretary 2015 Election Procedures as well as section 49 of the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992. This is the full hearing of the complaints following the preliminary hearing held on 6 October 2016.
Holiday Inn (Regent’s Park)
This is a public hearing which will commence at 10:00 am.
Fernandez Castillo and Others v Unite the Union
The applicants make five complaints alleging that the Union breached a number of its rules in relation to the 2015 elections of the LE/2000 branch of Unite the Union and one complaint in relation to their request to inspect the accounting records.
The hearing will take place on
Thursday 23 February 2017
Venue: Acas offices (see address below).
This is a public hearing which will commence at 10.00 am
All Certification Officer hearings take place at the below venue (unless otherwise stated):-
286 Euston Road
Hearings are held in public (unless otherwise stated) and will commence at 10:00 am. Anyone wishing to attend a hearing should telephone or email the Certification Office (020 7210 3734 / firstname.lastname@example.org) so that we may arrange for a security access pass to be produced.
It is not the practice of the Certification Officer to give his decision on the day of a hearing. Normally, the Certification Officer’s decision is reserved and issued in writing (with written reasons) within one month of the hearing date.
Published: 18 November 2016
Updated: 6 February 2017
- hearing date
- Details of restricted seating at venue.
- hearing postponed
- First published.
- New Certification Officer hearing dates
- A number of cases have been listed for hearings.
- Brough v Union of Construction, Allied Trades & Technicians (UCATT) (No. 2) has been listed for a hearing on 15 August 2016.
- Forbes v Scottish Secondary Teachers' Association: the hearing scheduled for 25 May 2016 in Edinburgh has been postponed.
- Three cases listed by the Certification Officer for hearings.
- Henderson v GMB has been listed for a hearing on 1 March 2016.
- The case of Mills v Unite the Union has been listed for a hearing on 11 November 2015 at Fleetbank House, London.
- Forthcoming hearings
- Forthcoming hearings
- Forthcoming Certification Officer hearing
- Stevens v Union of Democratic Mineworkers will be heard before the Certification Officer on 7 May 2015.
- Beaumont (4) and Mansell v Unite the Union: venue confirmed
- New venue for the Mills v Unite the Union hearing on 9 April 2015.
- New venue for the Street and Street (2) v UNISON hearing on 1 April 2015.
- Forthcoming hearings before the Certification Officer.
- The hearing date of 25 February 2015 for the case Stevens v Union of Democratic Mineworkers has been postponed. A new hearing date will be announced shortly.
- The hearing scheduled for 28 January 2015 in the case Barton v UNISON will not now go ahead. A decision will be placed on the website in due course.
- The hearing date of 19 January 2015 for Street and Street (2) v UNISON has been postponed. A new hearing date will be announced shortly.
- Details of forthcoming hearings published on the Certification Officer’s website.
- Notice of three new public hearings.
From: Certification Officer