Long-term sickness absence: dismissal was disproportionate and unreasonable
This report relates to 1 case(s)
O'Brien v Bolton St Catherine's Academy  IRLR 547 CA (1 other report)
O'Brien v Bolton St Catherine's Academy  IRLR 547 CA
long-term sick leave | discrimination arising from disability | unfair dismissal
The Court of Appeal has held that an employer's decision to disregard new medical evidence and dismiss an employee on long-term sickness absence amounted to discrimination arising from disability and unfair dismissal.