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Relevance of lack of knowledge

This report relates to 1 case(s)

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    Wright v (1) Governors of Bilton High School (2) Warwickshire County Council EAT/113/01 (0 other reports)

In Wright v Governors of Bilton High School and Warwickshire County Council (12 April 2002), the EAT holds that lack of knowledge as to the extent of an employee's disability is relevant to whether a failure to make a reasonable adjustment was justified.

The issues

This case reviews the law as to the relevance in a case under the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (DDA) of an employer's lack of knowledge that an employee is disabled, or as to the extent of their disability.