Mr P Tribe v British Telecommunications Plc Posted In: Case Law
Legal BodyEmployment Tribunal
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDiscrimination and Equality
This case concerns the harassment of a disabled employee who overheard a vulgar rant by his manager after he accidentally pocket-dialled him. During the conversation the manager described the claimant as a “bull shitter,” criticised him and stated if the job had been assigned to an able bodied team then the job would have been completed.
The claimant suffers from muscular dystrophy, a disability recognised for the purposes of the Equality Act 2010 (N.B. the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 applies in Northern Ireland). He brought claims for victimisation, failure to make reasonable
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