Winning my Employment Tribunal against United Response

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davegregson40
davegregson40 Community member Posts: 83 Empowering
It's my pleasing duty to let all know in our online community that I won my case against United Response for unfair dismissal. United Response dismissed me under their capability procedure because of my autism diagnosis. The Judge said my autism should have been no barrier, my employment history was good, I should not have been dismissed and I did not contribute in any way to my dismissal. Clearly United Response breached not just employment law but its obligations and missions as a charity to campaign for autistic people to be accepted and supported into work 

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  • Chloe_Scope
    Chloe_Scope Scope Posts: 10,581 Championing
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    Thank you for sharing this @davegregson40! I'm glad here you won your case!
  • davegregson40
    davegregson40 Community member Posts: 83 Empowering
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    Thank you very much Chloe for your kind words of support
  • KittyCat73
    KittyCat73 Community member Posts: 4 Listener
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    Could I ask did you represent yourself?
  • sarahh119
    sarahh119 Community member Posts: 4 Connected
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    Well done it's disgusting they basically discriminated against you and were weing to get away with it before you did what you've done nice one x
  • Adrian_Scope
    Adrian_Scope Posts: 11,392 Online Community Programme Lead
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    Nice one @davegregson40. Congratulations! Have you found something else in the meantime?
  • janer1967
    janer1967 Community member Posts: 21,964 Championing
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    Hi, that's fantastic news and thanks for sharing that with us.

    It just goes to highlight how many companies still do not adhere to the Equality Act and discriminate against disability.

    Well done you