Naqvi v Stephens Jewellers Ltd: EAT 1978

The parties had reached an agreement not to continue unfair dismissal proceedings, but the defendant now complained of the claimant’s attempt to do so.
Held: The section renders void an agreement to withdraw a claim already made to the Tribunal: ‘We find ourselves constrained by those considerations to regard the phrase ‘bringing any proceedings before an industrial tribunal’ as being intended to be wide enough to comprehend proceeding with a complaint which has been presented [under paragraph 17] . . ‘


[1978] ICR 631


Employment Protection (Consolidation) Act 1978 140(1)

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CitedClyde and Co Llp and Another v Winkelhof QBD 22-Mar-2011
The claimant firm of solicitors sought an order requiring the defendant to amend her employment tribunal claim so as to accord with the partnership agreement to which she was party, and to submit to arbitration. The defendant said that statutory . .
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Updated: 02 May 2022; Ref: scu.430834