Bullying of a disabled employee

PDA case study. Pseudonyms are used instead of real names.

Mon 26th July 2021 The PDA

“Dave” had been employed by a pharmacy multiple for 6 years and had been off with stress/depression/anxiety and believed they were now being bullied as a result.

Dave’s medical conditions could be classed as a disability, so this was potentially discrimination.

The PDA assisted Dave to raise a grievance, assisted him to appeal when that was declined by management and then supported him with taking the situation to ACAS conciliation where eventually the employer made an offer for a five figure settlement and mutual agreement was reached to terminate the employment.

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