Non-Payment Of Sick Pay Found To Be Discriminatory On The Grounds Of RacePosted in : Equality Law Decisions on 11 September 2020 Issues covered: Discrimination and Equality; Policies and Procedures
In the case of User Interface Designer v Engineering Company, ADJ-00023614, the Complainant, a Croatian national, alleged that she was discriminated against by reason of her race and disability in relation to her terms and conditions of employment and her subsequent dismissal.
The Complainant's position
The Complainant was diagnosed with breast cancer and notified the Respondent of her diagnosis in December 2018. The Complainant was facilitated to work from home in 7th January 2019. However, on the 18th February 2019, the Complainant notified the Respondent that her chemotherapy had caused high blood sugar levels which made her feel ill and she said that she could not work that that
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