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Industrial action: No industrial action at time of dismissal

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    Mainland Car Deliveries Ltd v Cooper & others EAT/492/96 (0 other reports)

An industrial tribunal was entitled to find that employees who had participated in a one-day strike were not taking part in that or any other industrial action short of a strike when they were dismissed on the following day, holds the EAT in Mainland Car Deliveries Ltd v Cooper & others 14 .7.97 EAT 492/96. At that time, the detailed implementation of that other industrial action - in the form of an overtime ban and withdrawal of goodwill which had been referred to in broad terms in the employees' union's statutory notice of strike and other industrial action - had not been agreed, and the employer had in any event sought and received assurances of normal working on the day in question.