INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS REGULATIONS 200911 Formula to ascertain percentage of membership(1) The percentage of membership shall be calculated bases on the following formula:
(2) The strength of the membership shall be determined on a simple majority vote basis.
INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS ACT 19679 Claim for recognition 9(3) An employer or a trade union of employers upon whom a claim for recognition has been served shall, within twenty-one days after the service of the claim-
(a) accord recognition; or(3A) Upon according recognition to the trade union of workmen concerned under paragraph (3)(a), the employer or the trade union of employers concerned shall notify the Director General.
(b) if recognition is not accorded, notify the trade union of workmen concerned in writing the grounds for not according recognition; or
(c) (Deleted by Act A1322:s.8)
(4) Where the trade union of workmen concerned receives a notification under paragraph (3)(b), or where the employer or trade union of employers concerned fails to comply with subsection (3), the trade union of workmen may, within fourteen days-
(a) of the receipt of the notification; orreport the matter in writing to the Director General, failing which the claim for recognition shall be deemed to have been withdrawn.
(b) after the twenty-one day period in subsection (3) has lapsed,
(4A) Upon receipt of a report under subsection (4), the Director General may take such steps or make such enquiries to ascertain-
(a) the competence of the trade union of workmen concerned to represent any workmen or class of workmen in respect of whom the recognition is sought to be accorded; and
(b) by way of secret ballot, the percentage of the workmen or class of workmen, in respect of whom recognition is being sought, who are members of the trade union of workmen making the claim.
INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS ACT 1967
12 Trade unions not accorded recognition
Where a claim for recognition-
(a) has been withdrawn by the trade union of workmen concerned after a report has been made by the trade union of workmen to the Director General under subsection 9(4); orsuch trade union shall not make any further claim for recognition in respect of the same workmen or class of workmen until six months have elapsed from the date of such withdrawal or decision.
(b) has been decided by the Minister under subsection 9(5), resulting in the trade union of workmen concerned not being accorded recognition,
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