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Dismissing mentally ill employee for failing to attend meetings was discrimination, decides tribunal

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    Flemming v East of England Ambulance Services NHS Trust ET/3400184/2016 (0 other reports)

Flemming v East of England Ambulance Services NHS Trust ET/3400184/2016

discrimination arising from disability | mental illness | unfair dismissal

In Flemming v East of England Ambulance Services NHS Trust, an employment tribunal held that an NHS Trust discriminated against a mentally ill employee by dismissing him for gross misconduct following his failure to attend a sickness absence review meeting and occupational health appointments.