Unite the Union v Flybe; Prospect v Flybe Posted In: Case Law
Legal BodyNorthern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionRedundancy, Collective and Trade Union Issues, Policies and Procedures
The respondent went into administration on 5th March 2020 and this case arose from that. The claimants were Trade Unions which represented individuals who worked at the respondent’s site in Belfast. The first union, Unite the Union, was the recognised Union for collective bargaining, consultation and negotiation in relation to cabin crew employed by the respondent. The second union, Prospect, was the recognised Union for collective bargaining, consultation and negotiation for the engineering workforce at Belfast City Airport.
On 5th March, the day when the respondent went into administration, the employment of those represented by the Unions was terminated with
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