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|23 May 2006||Reasonable Adjustments in Disability Discrimination||Antony White QC, Matrix Chambers and Sarfraz Khan, Disability Rights Commission||Lecture Notes|
|14 Jun 2006||Employment tribunal upholds direct disability discrimination complaint||Employment News||An employment tribunal, in the case of Tudor v Spen Corner Veterinary Centre Ltd and anor, has held that an employee suffered direct disability discrimination in breach of S.3A(5) of the Disability Di...|
|1 Sep 2006||In Brief - Sick Pay and Disability||Marc Jones, Turbervilles||ELA Briefing||
The EAT has handed down a judgment in O'Hanlon v The Commissioners for HM Revenue and Customs (UKEAT/0109/06) dealing with the thorny issue of the overlap between sick pay and disability. ...
|1 Dec 2006||New laws in force in December 2006||Employment News||
Two legislative changes of relevance to employment come into force on 1 December:
|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 2007||In Brief - Adjustments go to Appeal||Peter Linstead, Tanfield Chambers||ELA Briefing||
In Spence v Intype Libra  UKEAT 0617/06, the EAT decided that a failure to obtain a medical report for a disabled employee does not give rise to a freestanding claim for failing to m...
|1 Sep 2007||In Brief - Dyslexia and Disability||Clive Howard, Russell Jones & Walker||ELA Briefing||
In Paterson v the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis (UKEAT/0635/06/LA), the EAT provided helpful guidance on whether a disability has a substantial adverse affect on the ability to carry out...
|4 Sep 2007||Response to Consultation: Discrimination Law Review: A Framework for Fairness: Proposals for a Single Equality Bill for Great Britain||Consultations||
This consultation sought views on the Government’s proposals for simplifying, modernising and making more effective the framework of discrimination. The Government’s stated aim is to produce a Sing...
|1 Nov 2007||In Brief - Losing Your Appeal||Stephen Levinson, Manches LLP||ELA Briefing||
In Muschett v London Borough of Hounslow (UKEATPA/0281/07), which was consolidated with three similar cases, the EAT set out the principles governing the way it will exercise discreti...
|18 Jan 2008||Events after alleged discrimination not evidence of claimant’s ‘disability’||News from the IDS Employment Law Team||Employment News||In assessing the likelihood of an employee’s impairment recurring – and thus potentially qualifying as ‘long-term’ for the purposes of the definition of ‘disability’ contained in the Disability Discri...|