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(c) Application to grievances

| Commentary

(c)     Application to grievances

The application of TULR(C)A 1992 s 207A to unreasonable failures to comply with the section of the Code relating to grievances was in issue in Cadogan Hotel Partners Ltd v Ozog UKEAT/0001/14, [2014] EqLR 691. The employment tribunal had awarded an uplift of 25% for the employer's failure to address the employee's grievance, but this was reversed by the EAT (HHJ Eady QC). The grievance had not been submitted in writing. The Code (at para 31) states that grievances 'should be done in writing', which the EAT interpreted to mean that they

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