A Worker v A Company Posted In: Case Law
Legal BodyEquality Tribunal (EQT)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDiscrimination and Equality
The complainant submitted that he commenced working for the respondent on 14 October 2008. Before that, he had gone through a lengthy application process, including three interviews with staff of the respondent company at different levels of seniority. The complainant received a number of standard induction materials, but it was not until two days later that he was asked to fill in an application form. On this form, there was a question about existing illnesses. The complainant disclosed that he suffers from epilepsy. The complainant assured his supervisor that the condition was well controlled through medication. Two days later he was asked to leave on health and safety grounds.
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