Associated British Ports v Palmer and Others; Associated Newspapers Ltd v Wilson: CA 5 May 1993

In a case where union member employees were not granted the same pay rise as was given to non-union members they were not personally treated worse for their trade union membership.


Dillon, Butler-Sloss and Farquharson LJJ


Gazette 07-Jul-1993, Times 05-May-1993, Independent 05-May-1993, Times 05-May-1993, [1994] ICR 97


Employment Protection (Consolidation) Act 1978 23


England and Wales


Appeal fromAssociated British Ports v Palmer and Others; Associated Newspapers Ltd v Wilson EAT 23-Jul-1992
It was wrongful treatment to give differential pay rises according to whether or not an employee chose to be a member of a trade union. An offer of personal contracts to abandon union membership was not a penalty. . .

Cited by:

Appeal fromAssociated Newspapers Ltd v Wilson; Associated British Ports v Palmer HL 31-Mar-1995
The Daily Mail had recognised the Union to which their journalists belonged. They wanted to end this arrangement, and offered a better rate of pay to non-members. The union said this was an unlawful action taken because of union membership. Similar . .
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Updated: 05 May 2022; Ref: scu.77918