Duley v NHS Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group [2020]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    1803709/2019
  • Legal Body
    Employment Tribunal
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Unfair Dismissal, Sickness and Absence, Discrimination and Equality
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissal; Disability; Reasonable Adjustments

The claimant was employed by the respondent as a primary care support administrator in April 2013.   There were aspects of the job that required her presence at the office whereas others could be completed from home.   The claimant suffered from symptoms of chronic anxiety for many years and she was regarded as being disabled in line with the legislation throughout the pertinent times.

The claimant’s attendance at work had been relatively stable from 2013-2015 but in 2016 it had increased from about 3 absences per year to 6.  In 2017, there were further absences as a result of her younger brother and grandmother dying.  There were short absences following this

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This article is correct at 23/11/2020
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