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EAT rules that implied term prevented dismissal of employee with long-term disability cover

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Awan v ICTS UK Ltd [2019] IRLR 212 EAT

long-term disability benefits | implied term | breach of contract

In Awan v ICTS UK Ltd, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that an implied term of the contract of employment prohibited the employer from dismissing the employee for medical capability while he was entitled to receive long-term disability benefits.