All items: Disability discrimination

  • Five important employment law cases in 2016… and five more to come

    Date:
    22 July 2016

    So far in 2016, there have been notable employment law cases on: holiday pay; childcare vouchers; social media at work; fraudulent sick leave; and reasonable adjustments for disabled people.

  • Ten important employment law cases in 2015

    Date:
    11 December 2015

    Key judgments in 2015 include cases on: working time; whistleblowing; holiday pay; annual leave during sickness absence; redundancy consultations; disability discrimination; and the role of HR in disciplinary proceedings. Stephen Simpson counts down the 10 most important judgments for employers this year.

  • Diabetes as a disability

    Date:
    9 April 2015

    Consultant editor Darren Newman considers a recent Employment Appeal Tribunal decision involving the concept of disability for the purposes of the Equality Act 2010, when considered in relation to an individual with type 2 diabetes largely controlled by avoiding sugary drinks.

  • Legal questions and answers: Redundancy and employees with disabilities

    Date:
    31 October 2013

    Redundancies are rarely straightforward and, if it involves a disabled employee, your standard procedures may need to be adjusted. Akshay Choudhry, an associate from Burges Salmon, looks at the issues.

  • Disability discrimination under the Equality Act 2010

    Date:
    28 June 2010

    Much of the media attention on the Equality Act 2010 has focused on controversial areas relating to socio-economic inequality, positive action and gender pay reporting. However, the Act's disability discrimination provisions are likely to have much more impact on day-to-day working life. In this article, we take a detailed look at how the Equality Act 2010 deals with disability discrimination and how the current disability discrimination regime will change when the new provisions come into force.

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Legal guidance: HR and legal information and guidance relating to disability discrimination.