When an employee is dismissed, is the six months in which they can take a claim from the date they were dismissed or the date of their appeal?

Posted in : First Tuesday Q&A NI on 1 March 2011
Emma-Jane Flannery
Arthur Cox

This question relates to provisions extending time to bring a claim under the Employment (Northern Ireland) Order 2003 (Dispute Resolution) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2004. On the basis this question relates to an unfair dismissal claim, this claim usually has to presented to a tribunal within three months of the effective date of termination. For example, if an employee’s employment ends on 4 March, his or her claim should be presented to the tribunal on or before 4 June (note the date in GB would be 3 June).

This time limit can be extended in certain circumstances under the above

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