Fay v Department of Finance 
Decision NumberNIIT 5582/19
Legal BodyNorthern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDismissal, Discrimination and Equality
The claimant was employed by the respondent department from January 2015 following an internal transfer within the Northern Ireland Civil Service. From an early stage there were issues regarding the claimant’s timekeeping and attendance at work. This led to his line manager approaching him on the issue with the claimant saying that there was an ‘unstated long-term medical problem’ which affected his sleep and did cause him to sleep through his alarm.
The claimant was referred to occupational health. The report stated there were no adjustments required and the claimant was fit for work. The same issues recurred though. Occupational Health
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