Breach of statutory balloting procedures / breach of union rules decision: Forbes v Scottish Secondary Teachers’ Association

This document contains the decision made by the Certification Officer in this case.


Breach of union rules / breach of statutory balloting procedures decision: Forbes v Scottish Secondary Teachers’ Association (D/10-11/16-17)

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Mr James Forbes made two complaints against the Scottish Secondary Teachers’ Association (“the Association”) in which he alleged that the Association breached its rules in relation to its internal disciplinary procedure and breached section 47(1) of the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992. Mr Forbes died on 18 April 2016. On 20 July 2016 his complaints were withdrawn on behalf of his estate. The Certification Officer dismissed Mr Forbes’ complaints upon withdrawal by his estate.

Published 9 August 2016