Jones v Governing Body of Burdett Coutts School: EAT 30 Sep 1998

EAT The Employment Appeal Tribunal refused to allow on appeal an employee’s more senior legal representative to re-open a point of law wrongly conceded at the Industrial Tribunal because of the need to achieve finality in litigation.


Gazette 30-Sep-1998, (1998) IRLR 521


England and Wales


Remitted fromJones v Governing Body of Burdett Coutts School CA 2-Apr-1998
The Employment Appeal Tribunal must give reasons for its decision, if it chooses to allow the amendment of appeal the papers in order to hear a point of law which had been conceded in the industrial tribunal. Citing Liverpool Corporation v Wilson, . .

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CitedSlack and Others v Cumbria County Council and Another CA 3-Apr-2009
The court was asked when the six month’s limit for beginning equal pay proceedings began. The new section 2ZA set the qualifying date as ‘the date falling six months after the last day on which the woman was employed in the employment.’ The problem . .
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