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Employment tribunal ruling.
Katzy - 29-7-2017 at 15:10

OK, we're all glad, except the money-grabbers, that the government's been forced to ditch charging for employment tribunals. The people who paid are to get reimbursed.

All good.

But... What about the poor buggers who couldn't afford to pay and, therefor, didn't take their gripes to the tribunals? If you don't take the case to tribunal within three years of the incident, you're buggered. What about them, Mrs BarelyManaging? (Like you give a toss).


John_Little - 29-7-2017 at 17:26

3 months, actually. I know. It was my job. I think even accidents are two years.

You can argue for an extended time limit if you can show reasonable grounds for being unable to submit the claim within the three month limit.


marymary100 - 30-7-2017 at 09:03

Being part of a union comes into its own in things like this but non-unionised Joe Bloggs was cast to the wind unless they could personally afford to put the rotten dirty employer on the back foot.


John_Little - 30-7-2017 at 11:44

All changed(again) now. Thank goodness. Literally.


Katzy - 30-7-2017 at 20:53

When I had my case looked at, ASLEF dumped me, because they were in pay negotiations, at the time. So much for the union...

I was so incensed that I found a "No win, no fee" bunch, to represent me.

It felt good to stick two fingers up at ASLEF, when I won the case. Pity the deal with the solicitor was that they took a third of my payout. Still, twenty five grand was better than a kick up the ar5e.

The young barrister actually sobbed, when we won. :D


marymary100 - 30-7-2017 at 22:02

The swine! Glad you won.


LSemmens - 31-7-2017 at 03:19

Acronyms are all well and good, if we all know what they mean.


John_Little - 31-7-2017 at 04:39

ASLEF is a Railway Union.


John_Little - 31-7-2017 at 04:40

Associated Society of Locomotive Engineers and Firemen.


Katzy - 31-7-2017 at 09:34

OOPS! Sorry about that, Leigh. [bad img]http://www.katzy.dsl.pipex.com/Smileys/blush2.gif[/bad img]


John_Little - 31-7-2017 at 17:25

Here. You weren't a boiler stoker were you Katzy? And did you have a Casey Jones hat?


LSemmens - 31-7-2017 at 23:03

Thanks John. I've just been involved in a panel to draft a charter for Government to engage with the community and one of the biggest bugbears for all in the panel was the use of Jargon.