Apply to the Employment Court alternative text
Talk with your employer
Try to agree how to fix it as soon as there’s a problem. If you need advice call 0800 209 020.
Raise a personal grievance
A personal grievance needs to be raised within 90 days of when the problem happened (or came to your attention).
Go to mediation
Call 0800 209 020 to organise mediation.
File a "statement of problem" with the Employment Relations Authority
After investigating your problem, the Authority will issue an oral or written determination.
Do you disagree with the Authority’s determination? If so, see "File a challenge".
File a challenge with the Employment Court
A challenge needs to be filed within 28 days of the Authority’s determination. File the challenge at the registry closest to the Authority office that made the determination.
Defend a challenge?
If the other party has filed a challenge, you have 30 days (from when you received the challenge) to file a statement of defence.
Disclose documents and resolve any procedural issues
You and the other ‘party’ (the other person or organisation) ask each other for access to relevant documents.