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Time off for public duties: Swapping time around is not giving time off

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    Ratcliffe v Dorset County Council [1978] IRLR 191 IT (0 other reports)

With the rights to time off work for trade union duties and to take part in trade union activities now in force, the recent Industrial Tribunal case of Ratcliffe v Dorset County Council is of particular interest. For in this case, the Southampton Industrial Tribunal (Chairman: Sir Diarmaid Conroy) points out that the time off rights refer to time off during working hours.