Sacked due to depression

29th September 2006 at 01:00
An IT technician who was made redundant by the largest junior school in Britain while she was off sick stands to win thousands of pounds in compensation after a tribunal found she was sacked because of her depression.

Carolyn Adamcyzk (pictured above) had worked at Ocklynge junior, Eastbourne, for 14 years before she was dismissed in July 2005.

The tribunal in Brighton found that the governors of the 800-pupil school discriminated against the 48-year-old on the grounds of her disability.

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