Sullivan v Isle of Wight Council [2024]

  • Decision Number
    EAT 3
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Whistleblowing (Protected Disclosures), Policies and Procedures
Issues covered: Protected Disclosure; Job Application

Summary Description: 

Tribunal had no jurisdiction to hear a claim of detriment relating to a protected disclosure where the individual was an external job applicant because they did not have worker status. 

Background: 

The claimant had two interviews with the respondent for two positionsShe was an external candidate.   She was unsuccessful in the applications and she then filed a police report alleging harassment by the respondent’s employees during her interviews.   She also made this allegation to the respondent. 

The respondent conducted an investigationA month later the claimant contacted her local MP to complain about

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This article is correct at 24/04/2024
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