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Protection against detriment and dismissal

Part VIII of Sched A1 confers special protection against detriment, dismissal and selection for redundancy for workers involved with the statutory recognition and derecognition process.127 Workers have the right not to be subjected to any detriment by their employer by an act or a deliberate failure to act on any one of eight grounds.128 The eight grounds are that the worker: (a) acted with a view to obtaining or preventing recognition of a union by the employer

under Sched A1; (b) indicated that s/he supported or did not support recognition of a union by the

employer under Sched A1; (c) acted with a view to securing or preventing the ending of bargaining arrangements

under Sched A1; (d) indicated that s/he supported or did not support the ending of bargaining

arrangements under Sched A1; (e) influenced or sought to influence the way in which votes were to be cast by other

workers in a ballot arranged under Sched A1; (f) influenced or sought to influence other workers to vote or abstaining from voting in

such a ballot; (g) voted in such a ballot; or (h) proposed to do, failed to do, or proposed to decline to do, any of the matters referred

to above.