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British Airways Wins Court Bid To Block Strike

18/05/2010 10:20

AeroplaneBritish Airways on Monday won a legal bid to block a threatened five-day strike by cabin crew members, though unions said they would immediately appeal the decision.


The first of four five-day walkouts had been due to begin at midnight, but will now not go ahead as planned.


BA's lawyers had argued that the Unite union had broken the law on a technicality over the way it had conducted the strike ballot.


In the end, Justice McCombe granted the order against the union. He said the "balance of convenience" in his view required the granting of an injunction.


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