‘Long COVID’ Ruled as a Disability by UK Employment Tribunal

‘Long COVID’ Ruled as a Disability by UK Employment Tribunal


Experts are predicting an explosion in claims after a UK employment tribunal ruled that so-called “Long COVID” constitutes a disability.

“Long COVID”, or the continuation of symptoms weeks or months after a person catches COVID-19, has been ruled as a disability by an employment tribunal.

The decision by the body is now expected to lead to a “snowballing” of claims surrounding the affliction, as officials across Europe begin to once again sound alarm bells about the disease.

According to a report by The Telegraph, the tribunal ruled that a charity worker has permission to bring a case of disability discrimination against his employer after being let go from his position allegedly due to the condition.

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Terence Burke, the worker at the centre of the

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