Zaka v Weetabix Ltd [2023]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    3322552/2021
  • Legal Body
    Employment Tribunal (ET)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination and Equality
Issues covered: Disability Discrimination

Background: 

The claimant was firstly employed by the respondent as a Production Operator before being promoted to the position of Technical Operator. At the time of hearing he was still in employment with the respondent. 

The claimant was disabled at all material times by reason of back problems in that he had bulging discs. The claimant was advised to shield through the pandemic due to taking immunosuppressant injections as part of his treatment. The claimant used his entitlement to Company Sick Pay when he was shielding as well as time taken off following an operation to his back.   The claimant asserted that he was unaware that the Company Sick Pay policy was

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This article is correct at 11/10/2023
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