Patel v City of Wolverhampton College [2020]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Redundancy, Tribunal Practice, Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues
Issues covered: Redundancy; Conciliation; Case Management

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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This article is correct at 29/06/2020

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