Dhungana v Rai [2022]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    EAT 100
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Tribunal Practice, Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues
Issues covered: Time Limits; Just and Equitable Grounds; Employment Classification

This case related to the claimant, who alleged that she was a domestic servant and her husband who was a domestic servant for the respondent.   This involved residing at the respondents’ property.   The claimant brought various claims arising out of the employment including one relating to redundancy pay.

At first instance, the Tribunal found that the claimant had brought her claim out of time and refused to extend time on just and equitable grounds.  The claimant appealed this decision on the basis that the Tribunal had also considered that the claimant was unlikely to establish that she was an employee on the basis of a lack of mutuality of obligation. The EAT

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This article is correct at 25/08/2022

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