Callagan v Glasgow City Council [2001] IRLR 724 EAT

Reports relating to this case:

  • Disability discrimination: Dismissal of disabled employee justified under DDA

    14 January 2002

    In Callagan v Glasgow City Council, the EAT upholds an employment tribunal's decision that an employer was justified, within the meaning of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995, in dismissing a disabled employee who had a poor attendance record.

  • Pregnant fixed-term workers gain protection of the law

    1 December 2001

    In a landmark ruling, a worker was unlawfully dismissed even though she hid her pregnancy at interview and was unable to fulfil most of her contract. Plus cases on when sickness-related dismissal will be safe from disability discrimination claims, and how not to conduct an unfair dismissal settlement.