||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 238 (Apr)
||Employment Appeal tribunal
Charles J, Lord Gladwin of Clee and Miss A Mackie
||Robin White (instructed by Hamnett Osborne Tisshaw, Haywards Heath) for the appellant.
||David Griffith-Jones (instructed by Wilsons, Salisbury) for the respondent.
||23 April 2001
Unfair dismissal - Reasons for dismissal - Matters known to employer at date of dismissal - Employer making employee redundant - Employee alleging unfair dismissal and claiming her multiple sclerosis real reason for dismissal - Employment tribunal finding those selecting employee for redundancy unaware of her illness - Tribunal concluding dismissal not unfair - Whether tribunal should have considered code of practice - .
In considering the appellant's claim under the the employment tribunal had not been under a duty to consider a point, based upon para 4.62 of the 'Code of Practice for the Elimination of Discrimination on the Field of Employment Against Disabled Persons or Persons who Have a Disability', that had not been pleaded by the appellant. In any event, those provisions were not relevant to the appellant's claim under section 5(1)(a) of the 1995 Act.
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