Iceland Foods Ltd v Stevenson Posted In: Case Law
Legal BodyEmployment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionUnfair Dismissal, Discrimination and Equality
The claimant worked for the respondent supermarket as a till operator since 2012. In December 2016 the claimant suffered a shoulder injury in an incident unrelated to her work. As a result of the injury, the claimant never returned to work but was invited to numerous welfare meetings between February and November 2017 and had one telephone conversation with occupational health. The respondent dismissed the claimant as a result of the long-term absence. The claimant brought claims for both unfair dismissal and disability discrimination. It was agreed that the claimant was disabled within the meaning given to it in the Equality Act 2010
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