Employment tribunal fees

For some time now Government has been smarting at the High Court decision to make Employment Tribunal fees illegal. Correspondence between the TUC and Chris Philp MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State in the Ministry of Justice, reveals that "No decisions regarding the re-introduction of fees in the Employment Tribunal have been made. The Government is committed to the effective enforcement of employment rights. Should we bring forward any formal proposals to re-introduce fees in the Employment Tribunal, they would be subject to a full public consultation.” While it is welcome that no immediate plans are being introduced, trade unions must remain alert to future government consultations on this issue.   

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