Employment Tribunal Fees Scrapped

EMPLOYMENT TRIBUNAL FEES SCRAPPED AFTER SUPREME COURT RULING   After two failed attempts in its dogged fight to obtain justice, the Trade Union UNISON was finally vindicated in its crusade against the fees, which were introduced four years ago. The ruling by a panel of seven justices, headed by the Court?s President, Lord Neuberger, came […]

CASE OF INDIRECT RELIGIOUS DISCRIMINATION

TEACHER WINS CASE OF INDIRECT RELIGIOUS DISCRIMINATION AGAINST COUNCIL WHO DISMISSED HER FOR NOT LEAVING HER HUSBAND CONVICTED OF SEX OFFENCES UNFAIR DISMISSAL &?DISCRIMINATION ON GROUNDS OF RELIGIOUS BELIEF The Employment Appeal Tribunal finds in favour of the teacher who was dismissed based on the actions of her husband.

Trade Union Act 2016 ? in force from 1st March 2017

The Trade Union Act prohibits industrial action unless there has been a union ballot turnout of at least 50%. In important public services, including in the health, education, transport, border security and fire sectors, an additional threshold of 40% of support to take industrial action from all eligible members must be met for action to […]

MASSIVE FALL IN EMPLOYMENT TRIBUNAL CLAIMS

As widely expected when the controversial system of Employment Tribunal fees were introduced in July 2013, the number of claims being submitted by the public has dropped dramatically. Regarded by many as a tax on front-line justice, the fees mean that would-be claimants in unfair dismissal/discrimination claims have to find ?250.00 to even lodge their […]

COMMISSION IN HOLIDAY PAY APPEAL DISALLOWED

COMMISSION IN HOLIDAY PAY APPEAL DISALLOWED IN Lock v British Gas Big utility firm have application to appeal thrown out by the Supreme Court British Gas? holiday pay challenge in the now infamous case with huge implications is no more after the Supreme Court rejected it on 28th February 2017. Last autumn, the Court of […]