Jurisdiction

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  • Tribunal procedures and penalties

    Type:
    Employment law manual

    Updated to include information on Efobi v Royal Mail Group Ltd, in which the EAT considered the burden of proof in discrimination cases.

  • Supreme Court: employment tribunal has jurisdiction to hear discrimination claim against GMC

    Date:
    14 November 2017
    Type:
    Law reports

    The Supreme Court has considered whether or not an employment tribunal has jurisdiction to hear a complaint by a doctor against the General Medical Council for discrimination.

  • State immunity cannot prevent claims for EU employment law breaches

    Date:
    24 October 2017
    Type:
    Law reports

    The Supreme Court has held that the State Immunity Act 1978 cannot prevent embassy staff from enforcing workplace rights derived from EU employment laws.

  • Date:
    1 December 2016
    Type:
    Legal guidance

    The recent legal case of Jeffery v The British Council shows employers how to decide whether expatriate employees' legal rights fall under British or overseas employment law. Helena Rozman of global law firm Dentons explains.

  • Case round-up

    Date:
    1 October 2016
    Type:
    Law reports

    David Malamatenios is partner at Colman Coyle solicitors. He rounds up the latest rulings.

  • Equal pay: Tribunal not obliged to stay equal pay claim for "transfer" to High Court

    Date:
    30 September 2016
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Asda Stores Ltd v Brierley and others [2016] IRLR 709 CA, the Court of Appeal held that, although employment tribunals have the power to grant an indefinite stay of proceedings, there was no requirement for a tribunal to do so merely because the respondent wanted to have equal pay claims against it heard in the High Court rather than the tribunal.

  • Equal pay: no power to stay proceedings to compel transfer of jurisdiction

    Date:
    24 June 2016
    Type:
    Law reports

    The Court of Appeal has ruled that the employment tribunal has no power to stay proceedings indefinitely for the purpose of compelling the claimants to bring a new action in the High Court.

  • Case round-up

    Date:
    1 October 2015
    Type:
    Law reports

    David Malamatenios is a partner and Sandra Martins, Krishna Santra and Colin Makin are senior associates at Colman Coyle Solicitors. They round up the latest rulings.

  • Case round-up

    Date:
    1 July 2015
    Type:
    Law reports

    David Malamatenios is a partner, and Krishna Santra, Sandra Martins and Colin Makin are senior associates at Colman Coyle Solicitors. They round up the latest rulings.

  • Case round-up

    Date:
    1 March 2015
    Type:
    Law reports

    David Malamatenios is a partner, and Colin Makin and Krishna Santra are senior associates at Colman Coyle Solicitors. They round up the latest rulings.

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HR and legal information and guidance relating to the jurisidiction of the employment tribunals and courts.