Employment tribunals deal with claims brought against employers by employees. Claims can typically relate to unfair and wrongful dismissals, discrimination, equal pay, and deductions from wage deductions. Employees must contact Acas first to try to resolve the dispute through early conciliation.
This factsheet examines the first steps in starting a claim and the employer‘s response. It looks at the tribunal hearing, including the types of hearing, preparation, procedures and outcomes.
This factsheet was last updated by Rachel Suff: Senior Employee Relations Adviser, CIPD
Rachel informs CIPD policy thinking on health and wellbeing as well as employment relations. She has over 25 years’ experience in the employment and HR arena.
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