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Trade union activities: Organising industrial action was misconduct

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    Crowther v British Railways Board EAT/762/95 (0 other reports)

The reason for the dismissal of an employee who organised industrial action without regard to recognised negotiating procedures was misconduct, not taking part in trade union activities, holds the EAT in Crowther v British Railways Board 12.6.96 EAT 762/95 and 1118/95. The employee was rostered to carry out activities derived from his trade union membership at the time of his dismissal, but he was not permitted to instruct fellow employees to take industrial action.