Employment Tribunal Fees Challenge Continues


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Posted on 17 Apr 2015

UNISON’s challenge to employment tribunal fees is to be heard by the Court of Appeal in June 2015.

UNISON has been granted leave to appeal against the High Court’s dismissal of its previous challenges. The appeals are due to be heard in mid-June this year.

We will keep you updated on developments.   

In the meantime, Labour has pledged in its election manifesto to “abolish the employment tribunal fee system as part of wider reforms to make sure that affordability is not a barrier to workers having proper access to justice”. It is not clear whether this means that it will abolish tribunal fees, although this is certainly the implication.  

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