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Tribunal considers whether or not a phobia can be a disability

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    Pawlicka v St John and Red Cross Defence Medical Welfare Service ET/3102748/2012 (0 other reports)

Pawlicka v St John and Red Cross Defence Medical Welfare Service ET/3102748/2012

disability discrimination | meaning of disability | phobia

This employment tribunal had the unusual task of deciding whether or not necrophobia, which is the fear of dead bodies or things associated with death, can be a disability under the Equality Act 2010.