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Breach of statutory balloting procedures decision: Union of Shop Distributive and Allied Workers (USDAW)

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Breach of statutory balloting procedures decision:Union of Shop Distributive and Allied Workers (USDAW)

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Unlawful interference with right to vote and on a candidate’s election address. Observations made that “however unfair” a member or candidate might feel it to be, the legislation does not prohibit a union’s executives seeking to persuade members to nominate and vote for one candidate rather than another. Section 51 of the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992.

Published 13 January 1994