Breach of union rules/breach of statutory balloting procedures decision: Burgess and Ors, Wakefield, Bannister and Rogers v UNISON D5-20/17-18

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Breach of union Rule/Breach of balloting procedures D5-20/17-18

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The applicants made 16 complaints that UNISON had breached its rules in relation to its 2015 General Secretary election. Many of these complaints contained multiple allegations of breaches. In addition it was alleged that the Union breached section 49(4) and 49(6) of the 1992 Act also in relation to the 2015 UNISON General Secretary election. The Assistant Certification Officer made decisions relating to all of the above complaints. She made one declaration that the union had breached its rules. No enforcement order was made.

Published 22 May 2017