Cruickshank v VAW Motorcast Ltd [2002] IRLR 24 EAT

Reports relating to this case:

  • Fluctuating effects of impairment

    Date:
    1 February 2002

    In Cruickshank v VAW Motorcast Ltd (25 October 2001), the EAT rules that where the effects of an impairment on ability to carry out normal day-to-day activities are exacerbated by conditions at work, a tribunal should consider whether the impairment has a substantial and long-term adverse effect on the employee's ability to perform normal day-to-day activities both while actually at work and while not at work.

  • Pregnant fixed-term workers gain protection of the law

    Date:
    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.

  • Case roundup: Disability discrimination and pregnancy related dismissal

    Date:
    13 November 2001

    This week's case roundup, covering disability discrimination and a pregnancy related dismissal.