Dafiaghor-Olumu v Community Integrated Care [2022]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    EAT 84
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissal; Compensation; Statutory Cap

The claimant was successful in her claim for unfair dismissal. The issue arising in this appeal related to the decision made at the remedies hearing. At the initial remedies hearing the claimant sought compensation and re-engagement. The Tribunal awarded compensation but did not order re-engagement. At a second remedies hearing, re-engagement was again refused but the level of compensation was increased from £46,153.55 to £128,961.59. The issue arising for the EAT to decide upon was whether the Tribunal should have deducted the £46,153.55 (which had already been paid by the second remedies hearing) from the second award and then used the statutory cap of £74,200.

The EAT noted that the

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This article is correct at 23/06/2022

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