Croad v University and College Union [2012]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination and Equality
Issues covered: Disability Discrimination

The Claimant was a university lecturer who suffered from both dyslexia and depression and stress. She sued the union for disability discrimination in that they withdrew representational and legal support. During the course of her relationship with the union, she complained that University and College Union (UCU) had refused to contact her employer, or attend a disciplinary hearing on her behalf. She also complained about a number of union representatives and their handling of her case. Her relationship with UCU eventually terminated when the union withdrew legal representation after the Claimant refused to agree to follow its advice. The Claimant

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This article is correct at 22/06/2012

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