Jet2.com Ltd v Denby Posted In: Case Law
Case ReferenceUKEAT 0070_17_2510
Legal BodyEmployment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionCollective and Trade Union Issues, Recruitment and Selection
This appeal concerns a complaint under section 137(1) (a) of the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992 (TULRCA) (GB) regarding a refusal to employ because of trade union membership. The Employment Appeal Tribunal was tasked with interpreting the meaning of trade union membership and whether the decision of the Employment Tribunal was adequately reasoned given the particular facts of the case.
The claimant was employed by the respondent, a leading leisure airline company, and was also a member of the pilots' trade union, BALPA. The claimant ceased employment with the respondent to avail of an alternative opportunity with an airline in the Middle East. A few years later he
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