Boomer v NIPSA & Others  NIFET 57/11 FET
Case ReferenceNIFET 57/11 FET
Type of Claim / JurisdictionTribunal Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues
The Fair Employment Tribunal has awarded £4,500 costs against a NIPSA full-time official following his misconceived claims of political discrimination against the union and other officials. The Tribunal found Mr Boomer at fault for much of the length of the hearing and felt he conducted himself unreasonably. He had also been warned that the respondents would seek costs. Therefore, pursuant to Rule 35(3) of the Rules of Procedure, it was then necessary for the Tribunal to consider, as part of the said two-stage process, whether to exercise its discretion and to make an Order for Costs.
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