In Winder v 1) Aston University 2) Campbell and Aston University v 1) Campbell and 2) Winder EAT/0025/07 & EAT/0026/07, the EAT held that jobs that have changed over time may count as one "employment" for the purposes of the six-month time limit under the Equal Pay Act 1970, unless the changes, in effect, involved different contracts.
This week's case of the week, provided by Addleshaw Goddard, covers the extension of time limits for disabled claimants.
In Unison v Allen and others EAT/0056/07, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that equal pay claims by Unison staff in relation to their exclusion from an occupational pension scheme were out of time.
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.
In Martins v (1) Bisset and (2) Castlehill Housing Association Ltd EATS/0022/06 & EATS/0023/06 the Employment Appeal Tribunal holds that the three-month time limit for presentation of a discrimination complaint against a fellow employee was not extended under the statutory dispute resolution provisions.
In London Borough of Lambeth & others v Corlett EAT/0396/06 the Employment Appeal Tribunal holds that the three-month time limit for presentation to tribunal of a wrongful dismissal complaint was extended for a further three months by the Regulations governing the statutory dispute resolution procedures.
This week's case round-up from Eversheds, covering time limits and grievances.
In Singh t/a Rainbow International v Taylor EAT/0183/06, the Employment Appeal Tribunal holds that where the dispute resolution regulations apply to extend the deadline for presenting an unfair dismissal claim, time is extended by three months starting on the day after the expiry of the normal time limit.
In Smith v Edmundson Electrical Ltd EATS/0017/06, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has considered the extension of time limits under the Employment Act 2002 (Dispute Resolution) Regulations 2004.
This week's case round-up from Eversheds, covering time limits for bringing tribunal claims.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to employment tribunal and court time limits.