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SCHEDULES

F1SCHEDULE 1AN.I.COLLECTIVE BARGAINING: RECOGNITION

PART VIIIN.I.DETRIMENT

DismissalF2N.I.

F2functions transf. by SR 1999/481

Non-textual amendments applied to the whole Legislation can be found in the Introduction

161.—(1) For the purposes of Part XI of the Employment Rights Order (unfair dismissal) the dismissal of an employee shall be regarded as unfair if the dismissal was made—N.I.

(a)for a reason set out in sub-paragraph (2), or

(b)for reasons the main one of which is one of those set out in sub-paragraph (2).

(2) The reasons are that—

(a)the employee acted with a view to obtaining or preventing recognition of a union (or unions) by the employer under this Schedule;

(b)the employee indicated that he supported or did not support recognition of a union (or unions) by the employer under this Schedule;

(c)the employee acted with a view to securing or preventing the ending under this Schedule of bargaining arrangements;

(d)the employee indicated that he supported or did not support the ending under this Schedule of bargaining arrangements;

(e)the employee influenced or sought to influence the way in which votes were to be cast by other workers in a ballot arranged under this Schedule;

(f)the employee influenced or sought to influence other workers to vote or to abstain from voting in such a ballot;

(g)the employee voted in such a ballot;

(h)the employee proposed to do, failed to do, or proposed to decline to do, any of the things referred to in paragraphs (a) to (g).

(3) A reason does not fall within sub-paragraph (2) if it constitutes an unreasonable act or omission by the employee.