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.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that a letter from an employee’s solicitors setting out the types of grievance that the employee has, without giving any specifics about the acts complained of, is not sufficient to satisfy step one of the modified grievance procedure.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal has upheld an employment tribunal decision that the modified statutory grievance procedure applied, and as the employee had failed to identify the basis of her claim in the step-one letter she had failed to comply with the procedure.
In City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council v Pratt  IRLR 192 EAT, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that a grievance letter stating only that the employee had an equal pay complaint was not sufficient to satisfy step one of the modified grievance procedure.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to the modified statutory grievance procedure.