X v. Y Ltd Posted In: Case Law
Case ReferenceUKEAT 0261_17_0908
Legal BodyEmployment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDismissal, Redundancy, Discrimination and Equality, Tribunal Practice, Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues
The claimant, X, worked for the respondent company, Y Ltd, until his dismissal in January 2017. The claimant has a medical condition, suffering from Type 2 Diabetes and Obstructive Sleep Apnoea.
In 2011 concerns were raised as to his performance, something which he disputed. He subsequently brought claims before an employment tribunal for disability discrimination in 2015 and raised a grievance in March 2016. A grievance hearing occurred and an outcome letter was received. A voluntary redundancy programme was later announced and X was given three months’ notice of redundancy dismissal.
Following his dismissal, an anonymous document was sent to him. It was an email sent by A, a
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