Employment Appeal Tribunal


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Employment Appeal Tribunal

a tribunal under the Employment Protection Consolidation Act 1978 made up of High Court judges and judges of the Court of Session and lay members. It hears appeals on points of law from employment tribunals. A further appeal on a point of law can be taken to the court of appeal or the Inner House.
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The GMB union hailed the "landmark ruling" at the Employment Appeal Tribunal in London.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal decided that jobs in Asda stores were comparable to those in the firm's distribution centre.
Fees were introduced in the employment tribunals and EAT on 29 July 2013 by the Employment Tribunals and the Employment Appeal Tribunal Fees Order 2013.
Three appeal judges dismissed British Gas's appeal against the Employment Appeal Tribunal decision last February.
Three appeal judges dismissed British Gas' appeal against the Employment Appeal Tribunal decision last February.
THE Employment Appeal Tribunal has recently passed an important judgement relating to the unfair dismissal of an employee suffering from ill health.
In November 2014, a landmark Employment Appeal Tribunal ruling found that non-guaranteed overtime (overtime which does not contractually have to be offered by the employer but must be done by the employee if offered) had to be included for the purposes of calculating holiday pay.
On appeal, the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that the obligation to inform and consult only arises whenever there are 20 or more redundancies anywhere in an employer's business as opposed to at each individual store.
RULING Overtime ruling could hit firms OVERTIME should be taken into account when holiday pay is calculated, an Employment Appeal Tribunal has ruled, paving the way for possible payouts worth thousands of pounds to workers.
Paul Kenny, general secretary of the GMB union, said: "This win in the Employment Appeal Tribunal clarifies that overtime should be included in the calculation of holiday pay.
THE Ministry of Justice recently published the annual Employment and Employment Appeal Tribunal statistics for April 2011 to March 2012.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) heard the woman was employed as a civilian worker at the authority for more than five years, but lost her job two years ago.

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