Linton v FP McCann Ltd [2022]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    NIIT 625/21
  • Legal Body
    Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Discrimination and Equality
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissal; Disability Discrimination; Definition of Disability

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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This article is correct at 14/04/2022

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