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Case of the week: Effect, not cause, of condition is the key when considering disability

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    Foster v Cardiff University EAT/0422/12 (0 other reports)

In DLA Piper's case of the week, Foster v Cardiff University, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) considered the issue of reasonable adjustments for an academic with chronic fatigue syndrome and how stress and anxiety affect that condition.

Facts

The claimant, a lecturer, appealed to the EAT against the employment tribunal's dismissal of her complaints of disability discrimination and harassment.