Tesco Stores Ltd v Tennant Posted In: Case Law
Legal BodyEmployment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDiscrimination and Equality
The claimant was employed as a checkout manager at Tesco. The claimant had been off sick with depression for ‘extended periods’ between September 2016 and September 2017. It was in September 2017 that she raised the issues of disability discrimination, harassment and victimisation. There was a preliminary hearing to determine whether the claimant was classified as disabled within the meaning given under Section 6 of the Equality Act 2010 [Section 1 of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995] which requires that it will include one that has a ‘substantial and long-term adverse effect’ in carrying out normal daily activities. This is then given extra clarity
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