Updated to include information on Chief Constable of Norfolk v Coffey, in which the EAT considered a direct discrimination claim based on perceived disability.
A technology salesman who said he was called a "fat ginger pikey" and "Gimli" by his managers has lost a claim for racial discrimination.
In Mitchell v Marks and Spencer plc, the employment tribunal awarded £1,000 to a disabled shop worker following a delay in providing him with a lift key to allow him to reach the toilets more easily.
In Chief Constable of Norfolk v Coffey, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that a police force's refusal to grant an officer a transfer because of its perception that her hearing problems could develop into a disability amounted to perceived direct discrimination.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has ruled that it can be considered direct disability discrimination to reject a job application based on whether an existing condition could become a disability in future.
We predict the key cases for 2018 and assess their likely impact. We explain why employment status will remain in the spotlight, and we discuss the ramifications of the ECJ's recent decision on holiday pay.
An employment tribunal has held that a claimant's red-green colour blindness is not a disability.
Updated to reflect the average compensation awarded for disability discrimination in 2016/17.
In O'Brien v Bolton St Catherine's Academy  IRLR 547 CA, the Court of Appeal held that the employer's decision to disregard new medical evidence and dismiss an employee on long-term sickness absence amounted to both discrimination arising from disability and unfair dismissal.
A table listing the disability discrimination awards made by employment tribunals in 2016/17.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to disability discrimination.