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Tanks & Drums Ltd v Transport and General Workers’ Union


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Employer's appeal against discharge of an interlocutory injunction restraining the trade union from inducing the employees from acting in breach of their contracts of employment by striking.
HELD: A ballot favoured strike action & Mr Ron Todd was the person authorised to call on the employees to strike. The requirement under s.7(3)(b)Employment Act 1990 that a strike call be made by a "specified person" was met where authorisation to strike,should negotiations with the employer the following day break down,was given by the specified person to a regional union official.
Appeal dismissed.

[1992] ICR 1

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