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Government owes workers millions one year on from employment tribunal win, says UNISON

Thousands of people treated unfairly at work have still not been refunded hundreds of pounds they paid out to take their employers to court, says UNISON today (Thursday). It is a year today since a landmark Supreme Court decision led to the scrapping of employment tribunal fees, following a successful legal case brought by UNISON. […]

News, Press release 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.

The government should admit tribunal fees were a mistake, says UNISON

The government’s decision to demand a fee from anyone taking their employer to court was ill-judged, has failed to save the taxpayer money, and prevented thousands of badly treated workers from getting justice, says UNISON. The government’s long-awaited review of the impact of fees has been published, and shows a 70% drop in the number of cases taken […]

Article, News on the UNISON South East 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.

The government should admit employment tribunal fees were a mistake and scrap them

The government’s decision to demand a fee from anyone taking their employer to court was ill-judged, has failed to save the taxpayer money, and prevented thousands of badly treated workers from getting justice, says UNISON. The government’s long-awaited review of the impact of fees is published today (Tuesday), and shows a 70% drop in the […]

News, Press release 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.

UNISON’s legal team win top honour for employment tribunal fees court case

Judges commend Supreme Court victory as ‘a result that makes a real difference to a great many people’

Article on the UNISON National site.

Refunds for tribunal fees is welcome news

Responding to the government’s announcement that the first people eligible for employment tribunal fee refunds will be able to apply for them from today (Friday), UNISON head of legal services Adam Creme said: “The government is now making good on its promise to refund anyone who was unfairly charged to take their employers to court. “The […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

UNISON comments on the Taylor review on modern employment practices

Commenting on the Taylor review on modern employment practices, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “There is serious room for improvement in employment practices particularly for home care workers who are still being exploited en masse. “It’s shocking that so many are not even paid the legal minimum for the work they do. This significantly […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

A massive win for our union and a massive win for all workers

Today’s result should bring to an end the cruel employment tribunal fees regime, and ensure that no-one else is ever forced to pay crippling fees just to access basic justice. But it is also a reminder of the importance of trade unions in fighting for all of our rights, and the importance of a legal system that allows us to stand with our members, and win for our members.

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

UNISON’s battle to scrap employment tribunal fees set to continue

UNISON welcomes decision that means fight can continue against imposition of fees to take a case to tribunal

Press release on the UNISON National site.