*Govia GTR Railway Ltd v Associated Society of Locomotive Engineers and Firemen

Industrial relations – Industrial dispute. The Court of Appeal, Civil Division, dismissed the appellant rail company's appeal against a finding that it was not entitled to an injunction to block a planned strike by the defendant train drivers' union in connection with a dispute concerning the use of driver-only trains. The court held that the appellant's contentions under arts 49 and 56 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union failed, and there were no legal grounds upon which it was entitled to the injunction.

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