Harris v Towergate London Market Ltd EAT/0090/07

Reports relating to this case:

  • Dispute resolution procedures: Time limit for challenging dismissal extended by grievance

    Date:
    22 August 2007

    In Harris v Towergate London Market Ltd EAT/0090/07 the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that an employee who failed to appeal against dismissal but then sought to raise a grievance about her selection for redundancy reasonably believed when the original time limit expired that a dismissal procedure was still ongoing. Accordingly, her time limit for claiming unfair dismissal was extended by three months.

  • Harris v Towergate London Market Ltd

    Date:
    16 July 2007

    In Harris v Towergate London Market Ltd EAT/0090/07, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that where an employee failed to appeal against her dismissal for redundancy, but then sought to raise a grievance, she reasonably believed that a procedure was ongoing when the original time limit for bringing a tribunal claim expired. The time limit was therefore extended by three months.