Furlong v The Timber Frame Company LtdPosted In: Case Law
Legal BodyEquality Tribunal
Type of Claim / JurisdictionUnfair Dismissal, Discrimination and Equality
The complainant was employed as a general operative with the respondent. He and his colleagues were periodically laid off from work and on each occasion the complainant was taken back at the same time as his colleagues. This did not happen on the last occasion of lay-off. The complainant broke his toe on 23 March 2011 after being informed on 21 March 2011 of the latest impending lay off and was expected to be unavailable for work for 4 to six weeks. On 13 April 2011 the complainant received a text along with his colleagues about returning to work. The complainant was subsequently told the text was not meant for him and that he was not required. He did not
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