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Disabled DWP employee was treated unfairly, tribunal rules

A disabled Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) employee has won £26,000 in compensation after an employment tribunal ruled he was treated unfairly.

Barrie Caulcutt was called a “whinger” and given a warning about the number of sick days he had taken after having an asthma attack at work, during which he claimed he had “nearly died”.

The employee, who suffered from chronic asthma, anxiety and eczema, had been moved from an office function to a customer-facing role at DWP’s Caernarfon premises which involved dealing with claimants who were angry because their benefits were being sanctioned.

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April 11, 2018

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