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Industrial action: Union's opposition to members' second job was not industrial action

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    Knowles and another v Fire Brigades Union [1996] IRLR 617 CA (0 other reports)

In Knowles and another v Fire Brigades Union [1996] IRLR 617, the Court of Appeal holds that two full-time firefighters who were expelled by their union for being additionally employed on retained firefighting contracts, contrary to the union's policy, were not "unjustifiably disciplined" by the union. Their conduct did not consist in "failing to participate in or support a strike or other industrial action".