Season 5, Episode 6: This is our “listen and learn” season of podcasts. The ELiYP team tell a story, week by week, about a situation which the team has encountered. The team then discuss the law relating to that situation. One story told week by week.
So Bruce has been dismissed. However, he has appealed the decision to dismiss him. His letter states that he has rheumatoid arthritis and this causes him to have sore fists. Does Bruce’s condition amount to a disability?
If so, what investigation, does his employer need to carry out at the appeal stage about his “disability”?
Is Bruce’s dismissal discriminatory even if the decision to dismiss him was reached before the employer knew about his disability?
And how exactly do you pronounce the claimant’s name in the case of “Baldeh” versus Churches Housing Association of Dudley and District Limited? Donna has all the answers…
The Blackadders Employment Team
Winners of the Scottish Legal Awards 2019 ‘Employment Team of the Year’ Award and finalists of the ‘Legal Technology Award’.
Simon Allison -Winner of the ‘Lawyer of the Year Award’ at the 2018 Scottish Legal Awards
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