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(p. 584) (p. 585) 30. Employment tribunal procedure 

(p. 584) (p. 585) 30. Employment tribunal procedure
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(p. 584) (p. 585) 30. Employment tribunal procedure
Author(s):

Stephen Taylor

and Astra Emir

DOI:
10.1093/he/9780198705390.003.0030

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date: 19 August 2019

This chapter looks at the employment tribunal procedure and at the steps that are generally taken before a full hearing takes place. Employment tribunals are less formal than other courts. The tribunal panel is usually made up of a judge and two lay members, but a judge can sit alone in certain circumstances. A case has to be brought on a standard ET1 form, and a response on a standard ET3 form. Full details have to be given, and permission is rarely given to amend. Preliminary hearings can be held to sort out issues such as disclosure. There is also an emphasis on settlement if possible.

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