Elliott v Dorset County Council [2021]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination and Equality
Issues covered: Disability Discrimination; Definition of Disability

The claimant had worked for the respondent as a Geographical Information Systems Manager from September 1984 until September 2018.  The claimant had been subject to disciplinary action by a new line manager on the basis that he had allegedly falsely recorded more hours than he had actually worked.  The contention from the claimant was that he had agreed with his old line manager that he would record working hours of 9 to 5, irrespective of the exact hours he worked. On occasions he was absent during the working day, but often worked until late into the night at home; working considerably more than his contracted hours in total. 

During the course of the disciplinary

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This article is correct at 19/04/2021

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