Barbara Klosinka v Countrywide Care Homes Limited and others [2014]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Legal Body
    Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
Issues covered: Preparation time order

The hearing involved an application by the claimant for a Preparation Time Order following a decision issued by the tribunal on 6 December 2013 that the claimant had been unfairly dismissed and unlawfully discriminated against on grounds of her race. A preparation time order effectively compensates a non-legally represented party for the time spent preparing the case. 

It was claimed that respondents had ignored the points put forward at the investigation and disciplinary stage and also had not properly addressed the claimant’s grievance in relation to discriminatory treatment she had received. In considering their ruling, the Tribunal took account of the content of Rules 44-45

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This article is correct at 26/09/2014

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