Jordan Galbraith v Bombardier CASE REF: 57/15Posted In: Case Law
Legal BodyNorthern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDiscrimination and Equality
The claimant was employed under a three-year contract of apprenticeship and claimed that he had been unlawfully discriminated against by the respondent on grounds of his disability (dyslexia). There existed a ‘tri-partite arrangement’ where “on the job” training was provided by the respondent while the study element was overseen by Belfast Metropolitan College. After a number of missed assignments the claimant was required to repeat his academic year. From the respondent’s point of view this meant that he could not complete his apprenticeship and he was advised that this could result in termination of his employment. The difficulty was that the claimant had never raised the matter of his
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