Civil courts' discretion to strike out equal pay claims time-barred from tribunal
This report relates to 1 case(s)
Birmingham City Council v Abdulla and others  EWCA Civ 1412 CA (0 other reports)
When this case went to the Supreme Court, the majority dismissed the appeal (Abdulla and others v Birmingham City Council  IRLR 38 SC).
equal pay claims | jurisdiction of civil courts | strike out
The Court of Appeal has held that civil courts should not strike out equal pay claims that are time-barred from the employment tribunal unless the claimant's reasons for failing to bring the claim in the tribunal amount to an abuse of process.