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Discrimination arising from disability: dismissal not justified because of lack of investigation of alternatives

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    Sohrabi-Karyani v Brighton and Hove Bus and Coach Company Ltd ET/2302706/2015 (0 other reports)

Sohrabi-Karyani v Brighton and Hove Bus and Coach Company Ltd ET/2302706/2015

disability discrimination | discrimination arising from disability | unfair dismissal

This employment tribunal held that a bus company's decision to dismiss a disabled employee amounted to discrimination arising from disability. The justification defence failed because the tribunal found that there were a number of other options available that would have amounted to a less discriminatory means of achieving a safe place of work.