Environment Agency v Donnelly [2013] UKEAT/0194/13/MC

Posted In: Case Law
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination and Equality
Issues covered: Disability Discrimination; Reasonable adjustment; PCP; harassment by email

This EAT case was an appeal by the respondent against an Employment Tribunal finding that it had been guilty of disability discrimination against the applicant in three respects: in failing to allocate her a parking space in the car park at her place of work, in harassing the employee by e-mail during its capability process and by dismissing her ostensibly for capability reasons.

The claimant had worked for the respondent for a considerable period. She had been, from 1992 until 2007, a Regulatory Support Officer dealing with the regulation of hazardous waste and cross-border waste shipment. In 2007, she became an Environment Officer. She had osteoarthritis of the knees and spondylitis,

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This article is correct at 08/11/2013

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