Linton v FP McCann Ltd Posted In: Case Law
Decision NumberNIIT 625/21
Legal BodyNorthern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDismissal, Discrimination and Equality
The claimant was employed by the respondent as a production operator from January 2015 until September 2020. He resigned in September 2020 giving one week’s notice. The claimant brought a claim for disability discrimination as well as unfair dismissal.
The main points in the case related to the claimant’s claim of disability. The Tribunal found that the evidence put forward by the claimant was ‘confused and inconclusive’. From 2018 there were complaints about night sweats which continued. It was suspected at one consultation that it may have been related to anxiety, but no diagnosis was made. This continued into 2020 but no diagnosis was ever
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