Dismissing Employees entitled to Long-term Disability BenefitsPosted in : Equality Law Decisions on 12 February 2019 Issues covered:
Awan v ICTS UK Ltd,  UKEAT 0087_18_2311,  WLR(D) 24
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 income protection transferred under the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations
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