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Dismissal of paraplegic employee angry over lack of wheelchair access

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    Risby v London Borough of Waltham Forest EAT/0318/15 (0 other reports)

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that it could be discrimination arising from disability to dismiss a disabled employee who used racist language after becoming angry about not being able to access a training venue. Clare Gregory and Aaron Lyons explain the implications of this decision for employers.