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Case round up: dismissals relating to common law duties

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This week's case round-up from Eversheds, covering dismissals relating to common law duties.

Health and safety prevents dismissal being discriminatory

Lane Group plc and another v Farmiloe, EAT, 24 November 2003

Farmiloe, a warehouseman, suffered from the skin disease psoriasis, which meant he was unable to wear safety footwear or headgear as required to be worn in the warehouse. An exception was made for him to continue to wear his own shoes until a health and safety officer insisted that this could not continue.