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First West Yorkshire Ltd t/a First Leeds v Haigh

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unfair dismissal | ill health dismissal | retirement

In First West Yorkshire Ltd t/a First Leeds v Haigh EAT/0246/07, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that for a long-term ill health dismissal to be fair the employer should first consider its ill health retirement scheme, where applicable.

Mr Haigh, a bus driver, was dismissed on grounds of ill health after nearly 30 years' service.