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Date of dismissal: Premature unfair dismissal complaints

This report relates to 2 case(s)

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    Boateng v Hackney London Borough Council [2001] All ER (D) 91 (Dec) EAT (0 other reports)

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    Lawton v Gray t/a Grays Motor Factors EAT/34/94 (0 other reports)

In two recent cases the EAT addresses the issue of whether an unfair dismissal complaint was presented to the industrial tribunal before the effective date of termination of employment. Where such a complaint is lodged prematurely the tribunal has no jurisdiction to consider the case.