Fire Brigades Union v. Knowles and another [1996] IRLR 337 EAT

Reports relating to this case:

  • Industrial action: Union's ban on standby duties was not industrial action

    1 August 1996

    A trade union's policy of opposing, on grounds of safety, the practice of those of its members who were full-time employees being employed as standbys when they were off duty did not constitute a strike or "other industrial action", holds the EAT in Fire Brigades Union v Knowles and another.