Associated Society of Locomotive Engineers and Firemen (ASLEF) v United Kingdom [2007] IRLR 361 ECHR

Reports relating to this case:

  • Human rights: Union did not act unlawfully in expelling BNP member

    Date:
    30 May 2007

    In Associated Society of Locomotive Engineers and Firemen (ASLEF) v United Kingdom [2007] IRLR 361, a case of competing rights of association under art. 11 of the European Convention on Human Rights, a trade union's right to expel a member of the BNP because his values conflicted fundamentally with its own outweighed the individual's right to membership of the union.