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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Ms Morris, partner and head of the employment division at law firm mfg Solicitors, said a recent ruling by the Employment Appeal Tribunal has provided long-awaited clarification about whether staff can be dismissed for secretly recording conversations without their colleagues' consent.
The retail giant challenged an Employment Appeal Tribunal decision jobs in Asda stores are comparable with those in the firm's distribution centres.
The case has been ongoing for years with the council taking it to an employment tribunal, an employment appeal tribunal and then making applications to the Court of Appeal.
LAST week, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) published its decision in the case of Evans v Xactly Corporation Limited, a large software company.
"We believe the Employment Appeal Tribunal last year fundamentally misunderstood how we operate.
But the Employment Appeal Tribunal overturned an employment tribunal decision and decided that it was not discriminatory to offer enhanced maternity pay but only statutory shared parental pay.
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.
At an appeal earlier this year over the size of the damages, Mr Justice Langstaff, head of the Employment Appeal Tribunal, said: "The astonishing tale...
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.

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