When other unions are taking industrial action and ATL is not

Rights and conditions
02 November 2016
Members can find themselves in a difficult position in schools or colleges where colleagues are taking industrial action and they are not. However, the legal position in these circumstances is clear: industrial action by a union member is unlawful if it is not preceded by the formal notification, balloting and authorisation process.

Need further advice?

Your first point of contact is your ATL/AMiE rep in your school or college. Your local ATL/AMiE branch is also available to help with queries, or you can contact AMiE's member advisors on tel: 01858 464171 or email us. Please have your membership number to hand when telephoning and include it with any correspondence - this will help us to answer your query more quickly.