Breach of statutory balloting procedures / breach of union rules decision: Henderson v GMB

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


Breach of union rules / breach of statutory balloting procedures decision: Henderson v GMB

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Mr Henderson made five complaints relating to the Union’s election for the position of General Secretary and Treasurer. These included four alleged breaches of 47(1) Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992 and one alleged breach of one of the Union’s by-laws. The Certification Officer refused all five of the claimant’s applications.

Published 30 March 2016