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Absence scheme failed to take account of disability

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    Kerrigan v Rover Group Ltd [1998] ET/1401406/97 (0 other reports)

An asthmatic who chose to take early retirement rather than be dismissed because of his asthma-related absence record, was unlawfully discriminated against on grounds of disability, holds a Bristol employment tribunal (Chair: C M Christensen) in Kerrigan v Rover Group Ltd.

Mr Kerrigan, an asthmatic, was employed by car manufacturer, Rover Group Ltd, as a press shop maintenance fitter from 1972 until his employment was terminated in 1997.