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Iya-Nya v British Airways Plc - Where facts are in dispute tribunal should not strike out claim without hearing evidence [2008] EAT

Ms Iya-Nya brought a claim againt British Airways alleging detrimental treatment because she had sought to pursue health & safety concerns. An employment tribunal granted an application by BA to strike out the claims, but in doing so considered no evidence. Ms Iya-Nya appealed.

The EAT noted that there had been several issues of fact that were in dispute. The tribunal apparently did not recognise this. In particular, BA had challenged the good faith of some of Ms Iya-Nya's claims.

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