Novak v Phones 4U Limited [2012]

Posted in: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    UKEAT/0279/12
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination and Equality
Issues covered: Disability Discrimination; Time Limits

The claimant appealed against a ruling that the claimant‟s claims of disability discrimination were out of time. The appeal was allowed and the case was emitted to a full merits hearing. The EAT held that postings made on Facebook over a four month period about an employee were part of a continuing act for the purposes of discrimination law, despite a seven-week break in the postings. An earlier Employment Tribunal dismissed Mr Novak‟s claim, holding that the sets of comments were separate acts as they did not involve the same

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This article is correct at 30/11/2012
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