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Company focused on ill-health not disability

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    Short v Scottish & Southern Energy plc [1999] ET/2701447/98 (0 other reports)

An employer which treated an employee's back problem as an ill-health issue and dismissed him, unlawfully discriminated on grounds of disability, holds a Reading employment tribunal (Chair: J R Hardwick) in Short v Scottish & Southern Energy plc.

Mr Short had been employed for 31 years by the respondent prior to his employment ending in October 1998 by reason of ill-health retirement.