Gallop v Newport City Council [2012]

  • Case Reference
    Eq. L.R. 998
  • Legal Body
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Unfair Dismissal
Issues covered: compensatory Awards; Deductions

This case involved an appeal by an employee against the dismissal of his claim for disability discrimination against the respondent local authority employer. The claim was dismissed on the basis that while the employee was, in fact, disabled his claim for disability discrimination could not succeed because the employer had not had the requisite knowledge. He also appealed against a reduction in his compensatory award following a finding that he had been unfairly dismissed. Over a period of 11 weeks the employee had been awarded both loss of earnings and pay

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This article is correct at 14/09/2012
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