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Consultation on redundancies: Recognition agreement did not extend to managers

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    Makro Self Service Wholesalers Ltd v Union of Shop Distributive & Allied Workers EAT/828/93 (0 other reports)

The insertion into a staff handbook of a clause about trade union membership did not amount to an agreement to extend the employer's union recognition agreement to cover managerial staff as well as staff below management grades. Therefore, holds the EAT in Makro Self Service Wholesalers Ltd v Union of Shop Distributive & Allied Workers, the employer had no statutory obligation to consult with the union about a manager's impending redundancy.