Pryce v BaxterStorey Ltd [2022]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    EAT 61
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Tribunal Practice, Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues
Issues covered: Procedure; Presentation of Claim; Conciliation

The claimant commenced work with the respondent in October 2018 as a vending operative.  She was dismissed on 23rd August 2019 and she issued proceedings claiming sex and race discrimination on the same day.  In submitting her ET1 form she said ‘no’ to the Early Conciliation Certificate Number.   She stated that ACAS did not have the power to conciliate the claim, which was incorrect.  The Tribunal acknowledges that as a lay person she ticked the box without a full understanding of what was required.

The claimant, despite her responses in the ET1 form, did contact ACAS to outline that there was a dispute.  A certificate was duly issued on 27th August

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This article is correct at 12/05/2022

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