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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
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Contributor(s):
Course Aims:

This podcast is aimed at employment law practitioners to update them on the important recent decisions in the context of grievances and the statutory dispute resolution procedures.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand when the statutory dispute resolution procedures apply to grievances;
  • Understand the steps that must be taken under the relevant statutory procedures in grievance cases;
  • Have received an update on the most important recent cases in the area from late 2007 and 2008;
  • Understand the impact of the recent decisions;
  • Know when the statutory dispute resolution procedures are due to change under the Employment Act 2008.
Level:
Intermediate Difficulty: 3 of 5
Classification:
Case Update
Sources and References:
  • Employment Act 2002;
  • Employment Rights Act 1996;
  • Employment Act 2002 (Dispute Resolution) Regulations 2004;
  • Maley v Royal Mail Group Ltd, UKEAT/0232/08;
  • Wilf Gilbert (Staffs) Ltd v Bunn, UKEAT/0547/07;
  • Clyde Valley Housing Association Ltd v MacAulay [2008] IRLR 616;
  • Governors of Alford House v McDonald, UKEAT/0224/07;
  • London Borough of Hounslow v Miller, UKEAT/0645/06;
  • Alitalia Airport SpA v Akhrif [2008] ICR 813;
  • Procek v Oakford Farms Ltd, UKEAT/0049/08;
  • Highland Council v TGWU (No 2), UKEATS/0047/07;
  • Canary Wharf Management Ltd v Edebi [2006] IRLR 416;
  • Cannop v Highland Council [2008] IRLR 634;
  • Riley v First Choice Homes Oldham Ltd, UKEAT/0051/08;
  • Basingstoke Press Ltd v Clarke [2007] ICR 1284.

In this, the first part of a two part series of podcasts on the statutory dispute resolution procedures under the Employment Act 2002, we interview Peter Wallington QC on the cases decided relating to grievances. The podcast covers what will amount to a Step 1 statement and the judicial application and interpretation of the statutory procedures in relation to both individual and collective grievances.

Podcast Added: 9/12/2008

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