Court rules employers are liable for lost pension rights

Crawford, Robert
October 2014
Lawyer (Online Edition);10/8/2014, p2
Trade Publication
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.


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