Burke v Turning Point Scotland [2022]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    Case No: 4112457/2021
  • Legal Body
    Employment Tribunal (ET)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
Issues covered: Disability Discrimination; Coronavirus

This was a preliminary hearing on whether the claimant had a disability in line with the definition within the Equality Act 2010.   The claimant claimed to suffer from ‘long Covid’.  He stated that he had symptoms including extreme fatigue, joint pain, sleeplessness and a lack of energy.  The claimant tested positive for Coronavirus in November 2020 and was off work until his dismissal in August 2021.   The claimant had been in contact with his GP (through telephone as in person consultations were restricted) who continued to provide medical certificates stating that the claimant was unfit for work.  

In April 2021 the claimant was referred to

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This article is correct at 23/06/2022

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