01 September 2015

Unison's appeal dismissed

 Last week the Court of Appeal rejected Unison's third attempt for a judicial review of Employment Tribunal (ET) fees.  In his judgement Underhill LJ set out that although the fall in the number of claims was troubling, Unison had not presented sufficient evidence of the actual affordability of the fees in the financial circumstances of (typical) cases.  To read the decision click here.
Unison have said they will seek permission to appeal to the Supreme Court. 
We'll be discussing the latest situation on Unison's appeal and the tribunal fee reviews already underway during the October Law on Tour Workshops which we write and present for the CIPD.  Click here  for more details.
Click here to read the background to this latest appeal.

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