Davies v EE Ltd [2022]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    EAT 191
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination and Equality
Issues covered: Disability Discrimination; Indirect Discrimination; Constructive Dismissal

Background:

The claimant was employed as a customer service representative (call-centre role) from May 2019 until her resignation in February 2020.   Her contract outlined that she was to work 40 hours per week.

In August 2019 the claimant was diagnosed with an impairment with her vocal chords.  She attended a meeting with her employer in September 2019 when they had constructive knowledge of a disability.  From January 2020 the claimant started a phased return to work which then returned to full-time hours in February 2020.  It was only 13 days after this full return that the claimant resigned.

The issue for the claimant was the assertion that the full-time working

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This article is correct at 17/01/2023
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