Brewdog told to pay £12,000 in compensation to former employee fired after telling the company he was becoming blind
Trendy craft beer producer Brewdog has to pay £12,000 compensation to a former employee who was sacked after telling the company he was about to be declared legally blind.
James Ross, 47, who worked in the Aberdeen brewer’s packaging department, suffers with Stargardt disease, which causes progressive vision loss.
After he refused to move to a different department last year, claiming the new role would be more difficult with his condition, Brewdog fired him.
Not cool: Judge Nick Hosie described Brewdog’s actions as ‘astonishing
Employment judge Nick Hosie described Brewdog’s actions as ‘astonishing’.