Higgins v Sainsbury’s Supermarkets Ltd [2021]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Employment Tribunal (ET)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Absence and Sickness, Discrimination and Equality
Issues covered: Disability Discrimination

The claimant worked as a trading assistant for the respondent from August 2009 until her resignation on 23rd December 2019In 2013 the claimant was referred to a cardiology consultant after reporting faintness and light headedness. There were multiple referrals to cardiology over a period of years, with a difficulty in diagnosis ranging from postural hypotension to ventricular ectopic beats and supraventricular tachycardiaIn one of her return-to-work interviews, the claimant stated that the condition does not affect her work and that she required no adjustmentsThe absences continued

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This article is correct at 15/06/2021

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