Disability discrimination: prohibitive cost of adjustments to relocate deaf diplomat
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Cordell v Foreign and Commonwealth Office EAT/0016/11 (1 other report)
disability discrimination | direct discrimination | duty to make reasonable adjustments
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) did not discriminate against a deaf diplomat when it withdrew an offer of an assignment in Kazakhstan after an assessment showed that the cost of providing lipspeakers would have been prohibitive.