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Employment Relations Act 2004

Extension of jurisdiction of Employment Appeal Tribunal

268.Section 38 corrects an oversight in the 1999 Act. It ensures that the Employment Appeal Tribunal has jurisdiction to hear appeals against employment tribunal decisions in relation to the right to be accompanied. This oversight received judicial confirmation in Refreshment Systems Ltd (t/a Northern Vending Services) v. Wolstenholme [2003] UKEAT 0608-03-2710.

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