Statutory grievance procedures

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  • Grievances and the new Acas code of practice: 2010 dispute resolution survey

    Date:
    12 April 2010
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    Latest IRS research examines the steps taken by employers to manage employee grievances and avoid unnecessary employment tribunal claims. We talk to Acas and Unison about how the new Acas code of practice is working.

  • Equal pay: Step-one equal pay grievance does not require identification of comparators

    Date:
    13 July 2009
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Suffolk Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust v Hurst and others; Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council and others v Arnold and others [2009] IRLR 452 CA, the Court of Appeal held that, in order to comply with step one of the statutory grievance procedure, it is sufficient for an employee to inform her employer that her grievance relates to equal pay. Further detail, such as identification of comparators, is not required.

  • Equal pay: A minimum statement of grievance satisfies the statutory requirements

    Date:
    23 February 2009
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Arnold & others v Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council and other joined appeals EAT/0332/08, EAT/0365/08 and EAT/0366/08, in a departure from the Highland Council decision, the EAT held that, to confer jurisdiction on the employment tribunal in an equal pay case, it is sufficient for a grievance to state that an equal pay claim is being raised and for any subsequent tribunal claim to relate to equal pay.

  • Case of the week: Statutory grievance procedures

    Date:
    2 December 2008
    Type:
    Law reports

    This week's case of the week, provided by DLA Piper, covers the statutory grievance procedures.

  • Step in Time Ltd v (1) Fox and (2) Hunter

    Date:
    19 November 2008
    Type:
    Law reports

    The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that an employment tribunal was wrong to rely on previously submitted tribunal claim forms as statements of grievance, when deciding whether or not it had jurisdiction to hear constructive dismissal claims.

  • European Credit Management Ltd v Hosso

    Date:
    12 November 2008
    Type:
    Law reports

    The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that an employee who raised a grievance about her "pay" did not satisfy step one of the modified grievance procedure in relation to a complaint about her level of bonus payment.

  • Maley v Royal Mail Group Ltd

    Date:
    4 September 2008
    Type:
    Law reports

    The Employment Appeal Tribunal has stressed that the statutory grievance procedures do not apply in cases where the dispute results in the employee's dismissal.

  • Dispute resolution procedures: Extension of time for unfair dismissal complaint

    Date:
    14 July 2008
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Towergate London Market Ltd v Harris [2008] IRLR 536, the Court of Appeal held that the time limit for presentation of an unfair dismissal complaint was extended by three months for an employee who did not appeal against her dismissal, but subsequently raised a grievance about her selection for redundancy. At the point when the normal time limit expired, she reasonably believed that a dismissal procedure was ongoing.

  • Procek v Oakford Farms Ltd

    Date:
    10 July 2008
    Type:
    Law reports

    The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that a grievance letter stating that a complaint was informal and not intended to invoke the statutory procedure was a valid grievance under step one of the statutory grievance procedure.

  • Case of the week: Equal pay claims

    Date:
    8 July 2008
    Type:
    Law reports

    This week's case of the week, provided by Addleshaw Goddard, covers equal pay claims.

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