The Court of Appeal in Apelogun-Gabriels v London Borough of Lambeth holds that there is no general principle that it will be just and equitable to extend time for bringing a tribunal claim where the applicant is using the employer's internal grievance procedure.
This week's case roundup from Eversheds, covering time limits in discrimination cases and overtime payments
This week's case roundup from Eversheds, covering awards for injury to feelings and size of organisation
Hilary Slater, consultant with Cobbetts solicitors, provides a round-up of decisions on discrimination.
In Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police v Hendricks the EAT holds that for a practice or policy to constitute a continuing act of discrimination, there must be some consistent course of conduct.
Hilary Slater, consultant with Cobbetts solicitors, provides a round-up of employment tribunal decisions on discrimination.
This week's case roundup, covering the correct comparator for a disability discrimination claim and extending the time limit for submitting a defence.
In GMB v Hamm, the EAT held that it was "reasonably practicable" for a trade union member complaining of unlawful expulsion from his trade union to bring his claim within the statutory time period, and the claim should not, therefore, have been allowed to proceed.
In James v The Meteorological Office, the EAT considers for the first time regulations relating to employees who are also military reservists.
The moment at which an employee first develops a belief in a right to complain of unfair dismissal, on any ground, does not fix for all time and for all purposes, including any grounds of complaint then still unknown but subsequently discovered, the point of time at which it became "reasonably practicable" for the employee to present a complaint, holds the Court of Appeal in Marley (UK) Ltd and another v Anderson.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to employment tribunal and court time limits.