A Worker and a CompanyPosted In: Case Law
Legal BodyEquality Tribunal (EQT)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDismissal, Discrimination and Equality
At the outset of his investigation the Equality Officer first addressed the issue of who the correct respondent was. The original employer had been taken over in November 2011 under a TUPE arrangement. The former HR manager of the original employer who had transferred under the TUPE arrangement was present at the initial hearing and the reconvened hearing. The TUPE occurred in November 2011. The complainant was dismissed on 5 August 2011 and the Equality Officer was satisfied that the named respondent, was the employer at the relevant times.
The complainant was employed by the respondent, a quarry business, from 2004 until he underwent surgery for a brain
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