(Solution) CIPD 1.2 5OS01 Tribunal and courts system in enforcing employment law


The Employment Tribunals (ETs) do not operate through an inherent jurisdiction but depend on parliament for their statutory powers. The Employment Tribunals (ETs) are not supposed to be the last resort but used to offer all parties an easier, speedy, informal and inexpensive procedure of settling disputes. Its operations is in line with the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 (Legislation.Go.UK, 2021) which stipulate the function of Early Conciliation. This is a process where claimants contact ACAS online/phone for noting their claim prior going to ETs for resolving the dispute. A case law example is the Shultz v Esso Petroleum Ltd (1999) IRLR 488 where it was settled by noting the existence of failure to adopt all the required process (Gov.uk, 2023; Stephens-scown.co.uk, 2023).

Further, for the employment appeal tribunal, this entail conflicts management in employment relationship and achievement of reasonable adjustment Personnel Today (2022) The various cases managed in this area entail misuse of laws, failing to pursue appropriate practices and unfairness. As evidenced in the CIPD (2022) in Judge by Law section, the case laws leads to exercise of a mechanism of doctrine of precedent. In line with this doctrine, the courts are bound by the decisions of the courts above them and normally by a court of equivalent standing. Also, the court of appeal is used to enforce cases which relate to civil, or criminal based. According to Ashley (2018), the ordinary civil courts are involved in handling the cases including accidents in workplace with private involving contractual terms and conditions breach. Hence, a decision made in EAT, supreme court and court of appeal evidence that the tribunals ought to take into account of new cases. According to Employment Rights Act 1996,…….

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