Breach of statutory balloting procedures decision: Bakhsh v UNISON - the Public Service Union

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



Complaint that the union breached section 48(4) of the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992 in modifying the claimant’s election address for NEC elections for 2005-2007. The union conceded the breach. In making a declaration, the Certification Officer also specified the steps the union are taking to prevent a recurrence of the same or similar failure in the future, but deemed it inappropriate to make an enforcement order.