Quinn v Schwarzkopf Ltd [2001] IRLR 67 EAT

Reports relating to this case:

  • Interpreting the DDA - part 2: discrimination, justification and adjustment

    1 July 2001

    The meaning of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (DDA) as it has been interpreted by the employment tribunals and the appellate courts is examined here in the second of a two-part series. Part One (EOR 94) looked at the meaning of "disability".

  • No retrospective justification

    1 March 2001

    In Quinn v Schwarzkopf Ltd the EAT has held that an employer cannot justify disability discrimination where, in fact, it did not apply its mind during the currency of the employment to what should be done because it was ignorant of the disability.