||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 35 (Sep)
||Employment Appeal Tribunal
||Richard O'Dair (instructed by DFA Law LLP) for the employee.
||Christopher Jacobs (instructed by Northamptonshire County Council Legal Services) for the employer.
||25 May 2010
Employment - Dismissal - Unfair dismissal - Time limit - Employer wrongly informing employee he had three months in which to present unfair dismissal claim when he had six weeks - Employee consulting solicitors who negligently failed to notice error - Employee presenting claim two weeks out of time - Employment tribunal holding not reasonably practicable to present claim in time - Whether tribunal erring - .
Employment Dismissal. The Employment Appeal Tribunal allowed the employer's appeal holding that it was reasonably practicable for the employee to present a claim in time because if his solicitor has given him advice of the kind he should reasonably have been given the employer's mistake would have had no effect.
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