Balcetis v Ulsterbus Ltd & Translink [2020]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    NIIT 2267/16
  • Legal Body
    Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Discrimination
Issues covered: Disability Discrimination; Unfair Dismissal

The claimant was initially employed by the second respondent in 2007 as a cleaner and fuel dispenser at the bus depot in Enniskillen.   He was then transferred to the first respondent in 2015 on the same terms and conditions.  There was a dispute by the claimant about the nature of this transfer but the Tribunal found that at the material time he was employed by the first respondent thereby allowing the second respondent to be dismissed.

In 2014 the claimant was diagnosed with kidney cancer and was subsequently off on sick leave for a long period.   The claimant regularly attended occupational health appointments and it was in October 2015 that he raised concerns

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This article is correct at 21/07/2020

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