Herry v Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council [2019]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Discrimination and Equality
Issues covered: Disability Discrimination; Victimisation; Unfair Dismissal

The claimant was employed by the respondent as a teacher as well as a youth worker.  He commenced a period of sick leave in June 2010, he never returned to his teaching position and was dismissed in 2015.  He had brought two previous claims before the ET based upon sex and race discrimination, victimisation and harassment. This claim to the ET related to disability discrimination, victimisation and unfair dismissal. These three will be taken in turn.

The disability argument related to his dyslexia which the ET found to be an impairment but that he did not suffer a substantial adverse effect on his ability to carry out the tasks of the job.   The appeal to the EAT was

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This article is correct at 09/09/2019

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