McNicholas v Care and Learning Alliance Posted In: Case Law
Decision NumberEAT 127
Legal BodyEmployment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionWhistleblowing (Protected Disclosures)
This case arose out of the remedies given by the Tribunal at first instance. The Tribunal decided that the claimant, a teacher, had been subject to detriments as a result of protected disclosures. The nature of the detriment related to an unfounded referral to the General Teaching Council about the claimant’s fitness to teach. The disclosures made related to the care of a child with autism.
The Tribunal made an award against the respondent for past and future loss, psychiatric injury and injury to feelings. However, it limited the awards to losses prior to February 2019 which was the date in which the General Teaching Council
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