Dignity At Work – Legal Issues (4)

Stress Claims

Daw v Intel Corporation (UK) Ltd

  • D worked excessive hours / had unclear reporting lines
  • Had had two known periods of post-natal depression
  • Manager found her in tears at her desk in March ’01
  • D set out her concerns in writing

– Options discussed incl. hiring extra perm. employee
– D. discouraged from moving jobs
– D. Signed off sick from 15 June 01.
– Attempted suicide following day

  • Intel held liable for breakdown (C of A)