Austin v Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust [2020]

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

This decision focused on the remedies hearing after the respondent had already been found liable for the unfair dismissal and disability discrimination of the claimant. The claimant had suffered from anxiety and fibromyalgia and her anxiety caused her to check her medical records repeatedly as well as those of her mother.   An investigation was commenced which caused further anxiety to the claimant and she pestered her line manager leading to her suspension.   She was then summarily dismissed on 23rd May 2017 which was over 18 months from the date of the last alleged offence.  At the liability hearing, the Tribunal found that the claimant’s conduct was not

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This article is correct at 28/04/2020

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