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

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


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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