TITLE

Court rules employers are liable for lost pension rights

AUTHOR(S)
Crawford, Robert
PUB. DATE
October 2014
SOURCE
Lawyer (Online Edition);10/8/2014, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the court case Griffin v. Plymouth Hospital, wherein the claimant brought claims for unfair dismissal and for disability discrimination based on a breach by the hospital trust of its duty to make reasonable adjustments. The tribunal found that if reasonable adjustments had been made, the claimant could have continued in employment with the hospital indefinitely. The Court of Appeal ruled that loss of the claimant's employment also meant a reduction in her pension rights.
ACCESSION #
98775928

 

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