Review of Recent NI Decisions

Posted in : Supplementary Case Law NI on 12 January 2010 Issues covered:

Linda Penton v Northern Ireland Court Service Case Ref No 2166/02

DDA; downgrading is deemed a reasonable adjustment

The claimant is a civil servant, employed by the Northern Ireland Court Service and her claims of disability discrimination, unfair dismissal, and unlawful deductions from wages were unanimously dismissed by the Tribunal in a decision issued 22nd December 2009. A previous hearing before another tribunal was aborted and an award of costs was made against the Claimant in the amount of £4,300.

The case had been relisted for hearing and was due to be heard in November 2006. Settlement negotiations ensued between the parties and terms of settlement including an effective waiver by

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