Walker v Old Swinford Hospital School [2020]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    13002820/2018
  • Legal Body
    Employment Tribunal
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination and Equality
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissal; Disability Discrimination

The claimant began working for the respondent in June 2014 as a technician in the Art, Food Technology and Design and Technology Departments.   This was initially on a part-time basis, but he moved into a full-time role in February 2016.   The claimant was subsequently dismissed in September 2017.

The issue leading to the dismissal was absence and lateness during 2016 into early 2017.  The claimant was an individual with a disability within the definition given in the Equality Act 2010. The Claimant’s disability was both a physical impairment, psoriatic arthritis, and a mental impairment, that being depression/anxiety.  He had these disabilities during the

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This article is correct at 03/11/2020
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Jason Elliott BL
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