This is a preview. To continue reading please log in or Register to read this article

Disability discrimination/unfair dismissal: Tribunal erred in its approach to justification

This report relates to 1 case(s)

  • expand disabled

    Royal Liverpool Children's NHS Trust v Dunsby [2006] IRLR 351 EAT (0 other reports)

It is open to an employer to justify dismissal on the grounds of absence when part or all of the absence is disability-related. In addition, there is no rule that employers must discount disability-related absences when totalling absence levels.