Oral hearing set for Monday as claimants rush to beat deadline
The High Court last night rejected on paper an application for judicial review by UNISON of the new fees for employment tribunals.
However, UNISON has renewed the application and secured an oral hearing, which will take place on Monday next week, the day the fees are due to come in.
Claims for unpaid wages, holiday pay and redundancy would be classed as 'level one' and require an issue fee of £160 and a hearing fee of £230. 'Level two' claims, including unfair dismissal and discrimination, would need an issue fee of £250 and £950, totalling £1200.
"This early decision is disappointing but UNISON is committed to continuing our challenge for a judicial review,...
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