Breach of union rules / breach of statutory balloting procedures decision: Adams v Prison Officers Association (POA)

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Breach of union rules/breach of statutory balloting procedure decision: Adams v Prison Officers Association (POA) (D/21-22/02)

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Complaint of breach of section 47(1) of the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992 and breach of union rule - unreasonable exclusion from standing as a candidate for position of National Chair of the Association. Breach of rule by union’s National Executive Committee in its interpretation of rule. Terms of enforcement order required Association to hold a further election for the post of National Chair.

Published 2 May 2002