Employees will pay to bring unfair dismissal claims, government proposes – The Guardian

Posted October 4th, 2011 in employment tribunals, news, unfair dismissal by tracey

“Workers will have to pay to bring unfair dismissal claims and will not be able to do so unless they have worked for the employer for at least two years, the government has said. Under the plans, applicants will be obliged to pay the costs of an unfair dismissal claim – £250 for lodging a claim and a further £1,000 if the case goes to a hearing – which will only be refunded if the employee wins. The change to double the length of employment needed before a claim can be made will come into affect on 6 April 2012.”

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The Guardian, 3rd October 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk