James Wilton v Bombardier Aerospace Shorts Plc [2014]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    2022/12 1294/13
  • Legal Body
    Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination and Equality
Issues covered: Disability Discimination

The claimant was a disabled person for the purposes of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995. The two issues arising were whether the respondent had been in breach of its obligation to provide reasonable adjustments under the 1995 Act and whether the respondent had victimised the claimant contrary to the same legislation. The claimant had originally been employed in an in-house security department but then transferred positions and eventually went off on sick leave after claiming his new position was not suitable. Prior to the index claim the claimant had a number of unsuccessful tribunal claims. 

The tribunal were unequivocal that the respondent had made all reasonable adjustments for

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This article is correct at 04/07/2014

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