A Worker v A Transport Authority Posted In: Case Law
Case ReferenceUD 516/2010
Legal BodyEmployment Appeals Tribunal (EAT)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDismissal, Discipline and Grievance, Policies and Procedures
The claimant was initially employed by the respondent in 1989 and in late 2008 the claimant successfully applied for a new post. The respondents argued that the claimant did not possess the technical skills for this new role and despite training that was provided, he struggled to meet targets and he began to suffer from stress. They alleged the claimant continued to struggle in his new role and this necessitated him being absent from work on sick leave on a number of occasions. The respondents were aware of the claimant’s situation, having met with him to discuss his difficulties at various intervals and a consultation was arranged with a company doctor in June 2009.
In January 2009, the
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