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Project Management Institute v Latif

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    Project Management Institute v Latif [2007] IRLR 579 EAT (2 other reports)

    • Disability case law update

      Date:
      29 May 2008

      This article looks at recent key disability discrimination judgments, and their implications for employers. Issues considered include discrimination by association, whether or not a failure to consult over reasonable adjustments or to conduct an assessment is, in itself, a breach of the disability discrimination legislation, and the definition of disability.

    • Burden of proof in disability discrimination cases

      Date:
      1 July 2007

      The EAT provides guidance on shifting the burden of proof in disability discrimination claims, in Project Management Institute v Latif (10 May 2007).

disability discrimination | reasonable adjustments | burden of proof

In Project Management Institute v Latif EAT/0028/07, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has considered the burden of proof in disability discrimination cases where there has been a failure to make reasonable adjustments.

The claim was brought under the provisions in the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 prohibiting disability discrimination by qualifications bodies that can confer, renew or extend a professional or trade qualification.