G for Gallop v NewportPosted in : Essential Guide to Employment Contracts on 20 May 2014
Kiera Lee, writes:
GALLOP V NEWPORT CITY COUNCIL  EWCA CIV 1583 - DECIDING IF AN EMPLOYEE IS DISABLED
This case deals with the question of what the employer’s role is in deciding whether an employee meets the legal definition of disability and whether an employer is entitled to rely on a medical expert’s opinion on that point. The Court of Appeal’s decision is of relevance to all employers and HR practitioners. (http://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWCA/Civ/2013/1583.html)
Mr Gallop was employed as an assistant countryside warden and was promoted in February 2004 to technical officer. In May 2004 he reported that he was suffering from stress including symptoms of nausea, lack of
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