An Employee v A Higher Education EstablishmentPosted In: Case Law
Legal BodyEquality Tribunal (EQT)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDiscrimination and Equality, Contracts of Employment
This is a lengthy decision with a relatively complex timeline relating to the employment of the complainant by the respondent on a number of rolling contracts from 1994. Once categorised as a lecturer one has entitlements to attend Faculty meetings and to vote. The complainant had these entitlements for a period but they were subsequently removed by virtue of subsequent contracts changing her status. When she was made permanent by virtue of the number of fixed-term contracts and the operation of law she asserts that her role was then reduced to the position of teacher/university teacher.
There is lengthy consideration of the timeliness of the complaint and the Equality
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