Francis Mutombo-Mpania v Angard Staffing Solutions Ltd [2018]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
Issues covered: Disability Discrimination; Impact on Normal Day to Day Activities; Burden of Proof; Constructive Knowledge

In this case the employee failed to provide evidence of how his disability adversely impacts his normal day to day activities.

The claimant was a flexible worker for Angard Staffing, a company that supplies Royal Mail with casual staff. He suffers from essential hypertension, namely high blood pressure, and often experienced symptoms such as headaches, tiredness and respiratory difficulties. The claimant took medication to prevent risks relating to the illness, such as a heart attack.

On his job application form the claimant stated he did not consider himself to have a disability. He was sent his shift pattern via text message. He normally finished at 10pm, however, around the Christmas

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This article is correct at 27/09/2018

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