Quinn v Sense Scotland [2022]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Employment Tribunal (ET)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination and Equality, Coronavirus/Covid-19
Issues covered: Coronavirus; Disability Discrimination

The claimant was employed by the respondent as ‘Head of People’ in December 2019. As a result of the Coronavirus Pandemic, the claimant worked from homed since March 2020. In July 2021, the claimant tested positive for COVID-19.  She experienced symptoms such as brain god, discomfort, fatigue and shortness of breath. The claimant was dismissed from her employment on 27th July 2021 and it should be noted that her symptoms continued after her dismissal.  In September 2021 the claimant was diagnosed with Long COVID. 

The issue for the Tribunal was whether the claimant was disabled within the definition set out in the Equality Act 2010 (Disability Discrimination Act 1995 in

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This article is correct at 22/09/2022

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