Discrimination arising from disability is designed to prevent disabled people from being treated "unfavourably because of something arising in consequence" of their disability. Is this type of claim a relatively easy route to success in an employment tribunal?
The number of employment tribunal claims for discrimination arising from disability appears to be rising. John Charlton looks at what is behind the trend, and asks how future developments could affect the way employers manage disabled people at work.
Updated to include recent decisions on the duty to make reasonable adjustments. See Employment law manual updates: disability discrimination.
How much are employment tribunal rulings for discrimination arising from disability costing employers? We report on three recent remedy judgments for breaches of s.15 of the Equality Act 2010.
We round up three recent employment tribunal awards for discrimination arising from disability under the Equality Act 2010. The compensation awarded in these three cases totals over £25,000.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that it could be discrimination arising from disability to dismiss a disabled employee who used racist language after becoming angry about not being able to access a training venue. Clare Gregory and Aaron Lyons explain the implications of this decision for employers.
We discuss a number of recent cases that concern NHS employers but that could also apply more widely.
The Disability discrimination section of the Employment law manual has been updated to include information on cases relating to medical evidence, discrimination arising from disability and the duty to make reasonable adjustments.
How have employers been falling foul of the Equality Act provisions on discrimination arising from disability? XpertHR editors Ellie Gelder and Stephen Simpson discuss three common threads that have emerged from the case law.
We explain how three common scenarios can lead to a tribunal claim for discrimination arising from disability.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to discrimination "arising from" disability.