Dismissing Employees entitled to Long-term Disability Benefits

Posted in : Equality Law Decisions on 12 February 2019
Gerard Ward
DWF (Northern Ireland) LLP

Awan v ICTS UK Ltd, [2018] UKEAT 0087_18_2311, [2019] WLR(D) 24

Facts

Mr Awan commenced employment with American Airlines as a Security Agent at Heathrow Airport on 11 April 1992 and was entitled under his contract of employment to both contractual sick pay and the benefit of a long-term disability benefit plan. American Airlines had an insurance policy for the provision of the long-term disability benefits to its employees.  

On 14 October 2012 Mr Awan was certified as unfit to work. On 1 December 2012 Mr Awan's employment transferred to ICTS UK Limited and his entitlement to

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This article is correct at 12/02/2019
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Gerard Ward
DWF (Northern Ireland) LLP

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