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Employment Tribunal Protocol – guidance for branches

To help branches dealing with employment tribunal cases following the introduction of ET fees

Media on the UNISON National site.

How UNISON changed the law: the story behind our success

UNISON has won the most significant judicial intervention in the history of British employment law

Article, Magazine, moving on the UNISON National site.

Unfairly treated employees should not have to pay to seek justice, says UNISON

UNISON’s legal battle to give people at work the right to access justice – without having to pay expensive fees – when employers break the law goes to the Supreme Court today (Monday). The two-day hearing is the final stage of UNISON’s legal campaign against the introduction of employment tribunal fees, which began back in […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

UNISON secures holiday pay ruling for workers

Thousands of workers will now be able to claim holiday pay previously denied them thanks to a successful ruling today (Monday) on a case brought by UNISON member Joe Lock. The decision means that from now on the amount that employees get paid for their holiday must be based on both their basic pay and […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Time to end employment tribunal fees

Commenting on the Secretary of State for Justice’s decision to scrap the criminal courts charge, UNISON General Secretary Dave Prentis said: “ Removing the criminal courts charge is right. I now call on Michael Gove to extend this move to employment tribunal fees. “Evidence shows that since tribunal fees were introduced, the number of employment […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

UNISON’s tribunal fee verdict is a victory for everyone in work

UNISON has won a landmark court victory today (Wednesday) against the government, which means that employment tribunal fees will now be scrapped. The Supreme Court – the UK’s highest court – has unanimously ruled that the government was acting unlawfully and unconstitutionally when it introduced the fees four years ago. From today, anyone who has […]

Article on the UNISON South East site.

How UNISON changed the law: the story behind our success

UNISON has won the most significant judicial intervention in the history of British employment law

Behind the headlines, Magazine on the Magazine site.

Early conciliation and tribunals

Changes are being introduced to how the employment tribunal system is run, but what will this mean for members?

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON’s tribunal fee verdict is a victory for everyone in work

UNISON Eastern Region Press Release  26 July 2017 – for immediate use UNISON’s tribunal fee verdict is a victory for everyone in work UNISON has won a landmark court victory today (Wednesday) against the government, which means that employment tribunal fees will now be scrapped. The Supreme Court – the UK’s highest court – has […]

News, Press release on the UNISON Eastern site.

When data wins in court

Sometimes data tells you an interesting story, sometimes it reveals hidden truths, and sometimes it wins you a four-year legal battle with the government

P.S data on the UNISON National site.

UNISON legal victory sees employment tribunal fees scrapped

Anyone who has been treated illegally or unfairly at work will no longer have to pay to take their employers to court – as a direct result of UNISON’s legal challenge

Article on the UNISON National site.

Tribunal fees deny thousands justice, union tells MPs

UNISON tells select committee that there are 70% fewer claims for justice since tribunal fees were introduced

Article on the UNISON National site.

Employment tribunal representation scheme protocol

This describes the scheme for representation of individual members by Thompsons at an employmet tribunal

Media on the UNISON National site.

UNISON lawyer wins major human rights award

Shantha David named Liberty’s lawyer of the year for leading the fight against employment tribunal fees

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Tribunal proposals ‘a source of real anxiety’

Our members know what’s at stake in proposals to move tribunals into the civil courts system

General secretary's blog, News on the UNISON National site.