Coronavirus: Is long Covid a new form of disability?

Michelle Chance, Chris Warwick-Evans and Louisa Hartley discuss how to reduce the risk of successful discrimination claims from employees with ongoing or intermittent Covid-19 symptoms We can expect to see far more clinical diagnoses of long Covid and related employment tribunal claims in the future. A study conducted by researchers at King’s College London estimates …
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Cases Referenced

  • City of York Council v Grosset [2018] EWCA Civ 1105
  • Ginn v Tesco Stores Ltd [2005] UKEAT/0197/05/DA
  • Patel v Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council & anor [2010] UKEAT/0225/09/CEA
  • Paterson v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis [2007] UKEAT/0635/06/LA
  • Tesco Stores Ltd v Tennant [2019] UKEAT/0167/19/OO