Griffiths v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions  IRLR 216 CA
Reports relating to this case:
Disability discrimination: Proposed adjustments of withdrawing sanction under attendance management policy and amending trigger were not reasonable
- 3 May 2016
In Griffiths v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions  IRLR 216 CA, the Court of Appeal held that the duty of reasonable adjustment was engaged by the application of a sickness absence policy to a disabled employee, but that the adjustments sought were not reasonable in the particular circumstances of the case.
Disability discrimination: discounting triggers in an attendance policy was not a reasonable adjustment
- 14 December 2015
The Court of Appeal has held that the duty to make reasonable adjustments will normally be engaged in a case where a disabled employee has disability-related absences that trigger the application of an attendance policy. However, the Court dismissed the appeal on the ground that on the particular facts of the case, the adjustments sought were not reasonable.