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|16 Feb 2007||Court of Appeal decision on reasonable adjustments||Employment News||In the disability discrimination case of Hay v Surrey County Council, the Court of Appeal has agreed with the EAT that an employment tribunal reached a perverse decision in determining that the Counci...|
|1 Jul 2008||Dealing with mental capacity issues in tribunals||Kiran Daurka, Russell Jones & Walker||ELA Briefing||Some practitioners will already be familiar with issues relating to mental capacity in employment tribunal cases. Those who have not dealt with such issues may be wondering why this issue is relevant.|
|Direct Discrimination Under the DDA|
|1 Sep 2004||Disability Discrimination and Service Providers||Pauline Hughes, head of legal services team,Disability Rights Commission||ELA Briefing||The scope of Part 3 of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (DDA), which imposes duties on service providers, changed on 1 October 2004. Its underlying purpose is to promote inclusive service provis...|
|1 Dec 2004||Disability Discrimination and Sickness Absence||Paul Daniels, partner, Russell Jones & Walker||ELA Briefing|
|1 Jun 2011||Dismissing employees with PHI benefits: a step too far?||Alison Padfield and Sophie Belgrove, Devereux Chambers||ELA Briefing||
Permanent health insurance is an important employee benefit. Alison Padfield and Sophie Belgrove explore the potential restrictions on the right of employers to dismiss employees who are unable to ...
|1 Sep 2003||DRC Consultation on New Codes||Pauline Hughes, head of legal services, Disability Rights Commission||ELA Briefing||The government is in the process of implementing Directive 2000/78/EC of 27 November 2000, which will establish a general framework for equal treatment in employment and occupation. The Disability Dis...|
|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...|
|12 Apr 2013||ECJ considers the meaning of disability||News from the IDS Employment Law Team||Employment News|
|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...|