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Shepherd v New Southern Railway t/a Southern - Dismissal for misconduct not disability discrimination [2007] EAT

An employment tribunal dismissed unfair dismissal and disability discrimination claims brought by Mr Shepherd, a train conductor who suffered from dyslexia.

He repeatedly arrived late for work.  He claimed before the Employment Tribunal that he had been the victim of disability discrimination by being dismissed and by reason of Southern’s failure to make reasonable adjustments for his disability and that his dismissal was unfair.

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