An Employee v An Employer [2011]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Legal Body
    Equality Tribunal (EQT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Discrimination and Equality, Policies and Procedures, Pay
Issues covered: Direct Discrimination; Less Favourable Treatment; Disability Grounds; Conditions of Employment; Dismissal; Dismissal for incapacity; Reasonable Accommodation

The complainant had had a number of jobs at Heinz. The complainant went out sick from work on the end of March 2004 with repetitive strain injury and was referred for physiotherapy. Unfortunately her condition did not improve and she was referred to a consultant and it was diagnosed she was also suffering from fibromyalgia. The complainant remained out of work on sick leave and she had to have an operation for a different complaint in August 2004 and had a baby in July 2006. The complainant was seen by the company's occupational health advisor on a number of occasions. The complainant's medical advice, which the company had been kept fully informed about, was that she could not work in a

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This article is correct at 13/09/2011

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