Non-Payment Of Sick Pay Found To Be Discriminatory On The Grounds Of RacePosted in : Equality Law Decisions on 11 September 2020
In the case of User Interface Designer v Engineering Company, ADJ-00023614, the Claimant, 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 Claimant's position
The Claimant was diagnosed with breast cancer and notified the Respondent of her diagnosis in December 2018. The Claimant was facilitated to work from home in 7th January 2019. However, on the 18th February 2019, the Claimant 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 week and asked about
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