North Essex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust v Bone: EAT 30 Sep 2013

EAT Does the certificate of independent of the trade union given on 27 June 2013, for which the EAT had by statute to stay the instant appeal, provide protection to the Claimant for his activities and membership on 5 May 2010? EAT held it did not have retrospective effect. Permission to appeal granted.
It was not necessary to deal with the substantive merits of the employer’s appeal.

McMullen QC J
[2013] UKEAT 0352 – 12 – 3009
England and Wales
Cited by:
Appeal fromBone v North Essex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust CA 15-May-2014
The claimant said that he was the representative of members of the Workers of England Trade Union at the respondent hospital. He claimed detriment, but the empoyer denied that it was an independent union allowing him protection under the Act. Since . .
See AlsoNorth Essex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust v Bone EAT 10-Jul-2014
EAT Trade Union Rights : Action Short of Dismissal – PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE – Costs
The claimant, a member of WEU an independent trade union, made 21 claims of detriment for taking part in its activities, . .
See AlsoBone v North Essex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust CA 1-Feb-2016
The appellant was a political activist in the ‘Workers of England Union’ and a nurse employed by the respondent. He alleged race discrimination, and detriment for his membership of what he said was an independent trade union, saying that the . .

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Updated: 25 November 2021; Ref: scu.517545