Grievance and disciplinary hearings: choice of companion does not need to be reasonable
This report relates to 1 case(s)
Toal and another v GB Oils Ltd  IRLR 696 EAT (1 other report)
Toal and another v GB Oils Ltd EAT/0569/13
discipline and grievance procedures | right to be accompanied | choice of companion
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that there is no requirement for an employee's request to be accompanied by a particular companion to a discipline or grievance meeting to be reasonable, provided the companion is within one of the categories set out in s.10(3) of the Employment Relations Act 1999.