Patel v City of Wolverhampton College Posted In: Case Law
Legal BodyEmployment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionRedundancy and Reorganisation, Tribunal Practice, Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues
The claimant was employed by the respondent as a lecturer from January 2003 to 31st March 2014. She taught a number of courses in the beauty division of the respondent. In 2014 it was announced that there would be a restructuring of the beauty department. Following the process, the claimant was not offered a role in the restructured department and was dismissed on 31st March 2014. She appealed this internally and was unsuccessful.
The EAT outlined that this case had a long and somewhat unique procedural history (which was the primary issue in the appeal). There was an unsuccessful conciliation period before the ET1 form
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