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Royal Mail Group Ltd v Hunkin - DDA reasonable adjustments decision was not "Meek compliant", but did not require comparator

Post Office worker Mr Hunkin suffered from asthma and plantar fasciitis. Eventually, having triggered various stages of review under Royal Mail's attendance policies by virtue of his various absences from work, he was dismissed. Mr Hunkin claimed disability discrimination and unfair dismissal.  An employment tribunal found in his favour: Royal Mail had failed to make reasonable adjustments, and furthermore failed to carry out appropriate investigations into his condition, which made the dismissal unfair.


Royal Mail appealed - and has won.

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