Bathgate v Technip UK Ltd Posted In: Case Law
Decision NumberEAT 155
Legal BodyEmployment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionRedundancy, Discrimination and Equality, Tribunal Practice, Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues
The claimant was employed as a chief officer on a number of vessels which ordinarily sailed outside of UK and European waters. He had worked on shore for the last six months of his employment which ended with redundancy in 2017. The claimant stated that he had been discriminated against on the basis that the respondent did not pay him a pension payment due to his age. The issue arising in these proceedings was whether he had settled any claim in relation to age discrimination when he signed a redundancy agreement which waived his right to bring various claims, including age discrimination.
The Tribunal, at first instance, found that he had settled any claim when the
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