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Lawrence v. HM Prison Service - Grievance procedure not required when claims relate to dismissal and discrimination [2007] EAT

Mr Lawrence, a prison officer, was dismissed due to absences from work caused by eczema. He submitted an ET1 claiming wrongful and unfair dismissal - both on normal grounds and on the basis of disability discrimination - but did not lodge a grievance prior to doing so. The tribunal concluded that, as he had raised the issue of disability discrimination, he should have lodged a grievance before submitting the claim, as required by Employment Act 2002 s.32.

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