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Dismissed because of depression

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    Tolladay v HSBC Ltd [2000] ET/1401186/99 (0 other reports)

A woman who had recurrent bouts of depression was a disabled person for the purposes of the Disability Discrimination Act and was unlawfully discriminated against on grounds of disability when she was dismissed because of her poor absence record, holds a Bristol employment tribunal (Chair: C F Sara) in Tolladay v HSBC Ltd.

Ms Tolladay was employed by HSBC Ltd in April 1998 as a cashier at one of its branches.