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|1 Apr 2004||The DDA, Reasonable Adjustment and Justification||Garreth Wong is a barrister at Matrix Chambers||ELA Briefing||In Collins v Royal National Theatre Board Ltd  EWCA Civ 144 (17 February 2004) the Court of Appeal clarified the vexed issue of the interrelationship between s.6 (the employer's duty to...|
|1 Apr 2004||Health and Safety Legislation Versus the DDA||Rebecca Tuck, counsel for Lane Group and Mark Whitcombe, counsel for North Somerset Council, both of Old Square Chambers||ELA Briefing|
|1 Oct 2010||Chief Constable of South Yorkshire Police v Jelic||Matthew Snarr, 9 St John Street||ELA Briefing||In Chief Constable of South Yorkshire Police v Jelic, the EAT extended the scope of reasonable adjustments in disability discrimination to include a requirement to consider swapping job roles between ...|
|1 Mar 2009||Child Support Agency (Dudley) v Truman||David Sillitoe, Lyons Davidson||ELA Briefing||The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that the comparator preferred by the House of Lords in London Borough of Lewisham v Malcolm applies in the employment law context. David Sillitoe reports|
|3 Oct 2012||Managing mental ill health in the workplace: The law and best practice||Alex Tambourides, MIND and Meriel Schindler, Withers||Lecture Notes|
|1 Jun 2005||In Brief - Reasonable Adjustments||Roseanne Russell, Brodies LLP||ELA Briefing||
When is it reasonable for an employer not to make an adjustment proposed in relation to a disabled employee? This question was recently posed in the Court of Appeal case of The Home Office v Co...
|1 Aug 2004||Best practice: Handling Long-Term Sickness||Diana Reid, Herbert Smith||ELA Briefing||Extended sickness absence can be a tortuous and confusing process for employer and employee alike. Finding a way through what is often a muddle of conflicting or inconclusive medical evidence and disp...|
|1 Aug 2008||London Borough of Lewisham v Malcolm||Adam Ohringer, 2 Gray's Inn Square Chambers||ELA Briefing|
|1 Jan 2009||SCA Packaging v Boyle||Adam Ohringer, 2 Gray's Inn Square Chambers||ELA Briefing||
Northern Ireland's Court of Appeal has dramatically reinterpreted the meaning of `disability' under the Disability Discrimination Act 1995. Will SCA Packaging v Boyle, which has so far gone unnotic...
|1 Apr 2011||X v Mid Sussex CAB & Chalis: volunteer workers||Claire McCann, Cloisters||ELA Briefing||Is a volunteer worker afforded protection from acts of disability discrimination, whether under the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 - and therefore, by extension, the Equality Act 2010 - or by reco...|