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|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...|
|3 Oct 2012||Managing mental ill health in the workplace: The law and best practice||Alex Tambourides, MIND and Meriel Schindler, Withers||Lecture Notes|
|29 Jun 2012||Getting Reasonable Adjustments Right||Jason Galbraith-Marten, Cloisters||Lecture Notes|
|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 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...|
|1 Dec 2010||Establishing disability||Naomi Cunningham, Outer Temple Chambers||ELA Briefing||It would be helpful if employers and employees could establish authoritatively and immediately before reasonable adjustments are claimed whether the employee has a disability under s.6 of the Equality...|
|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...|
|1 Oct 2010||Perception discrimination: the EAT fails to come up trumps||Claire Darwin, Matrix 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 ...|