Responding to news that Gerard Coyne is to appeal the rejection of his complaint by assistant certification officer Jeffrey Burke QC, a Unite spokesperson said: 

“Mr Coyne is entitled to appeal, but we are confident that the judgement of the assistant certification officer will be upheld by the employment appeal tribunal.”

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For further information please contact the Unite press office on 020 3371 2065 or Unite head of media and campaigns Alex Flynn on 020 3371 2066 or 07967 665869.  

Notes to editors      

  • Unite is Britain and Ireland’s largest trade union with over 1.4 million members working across all sectors of the economy. The general secretary is Len McCluskey.