Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 161 (Jul)
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division
Judge:

Kennedy and Sedley LJJ

Representation The employee did not appear and was not represented.
  Thomas Graham (instructed by Lawrence Wood, Norwich) for the employer.
Judgment Dates: 11 July 2002

Catchwords

Unfair dismissal - Right not to be unfairly dismissed - Restriction of right when employee not continuously employed for period of one year - Employee dismissed after one week's employment - Employee complaining of unfair dismissal and race discrimination arising out of dismissal - Employment tribunal declining jurisdiction to hear complaint of unfair dismissal - Employee receiving compensation in relation to complaint of race discrimination - Whether appeal against decision declining jurisdiction ought to proceed - s 108(1).

The Case

Since an employee had already received compensation for his dismissal as a result of racial discrimination, an appeal against the dismissal of a further complaint of unfair dismissal on other grounds would be dismissed.

Practice Areas

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