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|28 Nov 2008||Tribunal interprets DDA to include associative discrimination||News from the IDS Employment Law Team||Employment News||
In Coleman v Attridge Law a tribunal has held, at a pre-hearing review, that the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (DDA) is capable of being interpreted so as to protect people associated with a d...
|27 Nov 2008||Consultation on disability discrimination law amendment in light of Malcolm decision||News from the IDS Employment Law Team||Employment News||The Government has published a consultation on 'Improving Protection from Disability Discrimination', which seeks views how the forthcoming Equality Bill should address disability discrimination in th...|
|6 Jan 2009||Response on Amending the Disability Discrimination 1995 to include Indirect Discrimination||Consultations|
|5 Feb 2009||EAT confirms Malcolm decision applies in employment context||News from the IDS Employment Law Team||Employment News||In Child Support Agency (Dudley) v Truman the EAT has confirmed that the comparator test for disability-related discrimination established by the House of Lords in Mayor and Burgesses of the London Bo...|
|1 Apr 2009||In Brief - Court Rules on Adjustments||Clive Howard, Russell Jones & Walker||ELA Briefing||In Matuszowicz v Kingston upon Hull City Council (2009) EWCA Civ 22, the Court of Appeal has clarified the application of time limits to the duty to carry out reasonable adjustments under the Disabili...|
|21 Aug 2009||Barrier to professional advancement not an 'adverse effect' under the DDA||News from the IDS Employment Law Team||Employment News||In Chief Constable of Lothian and Borders Police v Cumming the EAT has held that a person's inability to meet the physical requirements for entry into a profession is not a relevant adverse effect on ...|
|1 Nov 2009||In Review - Disability Discrimination in Employment Law||Stephen Levinson, RadcliffesLeBrasseur||ELA Briefing|
|1 Oct 2010||The new disability discrimination regime||Dominic Holmes, Olswang LLP||ELA Briefing||The Equality Act 2010 consolidates all current discrimination legislation into one statute and aims to strengthen and develop the law on equality. However, the unique nature of disability discriminati...|
|20 Mar 2013||Employee suffering from conditions accentuated by obesity was disabled||News from the IDS Employment Law Team||Employment News||In Walker v SITA Information Network Computing Ltd the EAT has held that an employee who suffered from a ‘functional overlay’ of various physical and mental conditions, compounded by obesity, was disa...|
|12 Apr 2013||ECJ considers the meaning of disability||News from the IDS Employment Law Team||Employment News|