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UK Coal Mining Ltd v (1) National Union of Mineworkers (Northumberland Area) (2) The British Association of Colliery Management

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redundancy | union consultation | reason for redundancies

In UK Coal Mining Ltd v (1) National Union of Mineworkers (Northumberland Area) (2) The British Association of Colliery Management EAT/0397/06 & EAT/0141/07, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that an employer was obliged to consult with appropriate representatives about the reasons for the closure of the workplace, which was the reason for the redundancies.

UK Coal Mining Ltd decided to close Ellington Colliery following flooding in January 2005.