Pnaiser v NHS England and another  IRLR 170 EAT
Reports relating to this case:
Disability discrimination: Negative reference and withdrawal of job offer were discrimination arising from disability
- 3 May 2016
In Pnaiser v NHS England and another  IRLR 170 EAT, the EAT held that a former employer unlawfully discriminated against a disabled employee who had taken significant disability-related sick leave in giving her a negative reference, and her prospective employer discriminated by withdrawing the job offer.
- 11 February 2016
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that both the claimant's former and prospective employers committed discrimination arising from disability when a negative verbal reference resulted in a job offer being withdrawn.