Has your employer treated you badly? Employment tribunal fees have been abolished so here's how you can do something about it
06 September 2017
Workers who have been discriminated or bullied by their bosses have a way to seek redress - all because of a law change and the fact that their rights were protected in 1297 by the Magna Carta.
Employment tribunal fees are illegal and prevent many people from being able to access justice, the Supreme Court has ruled.
It ruled that the fees contravene EU and UK law and are discriminatory against women.
The Government will have to refund up to £32 million to the thousands of people charged for taking claims to tribunal since July 2013, when fees were introduced.
The ruling means that accessing justice is easier and cheaper for anyone who has been wronged at work.
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