An employment tribunal has held that the employer discriminated against an employee when it dismissed him because of behaviour arising from his disability.
This tribunal decision concerned a director who made dismissive comments about an employee's medical condition instead of considering whether or not she had a disability. The tribunal found the employer had constructive knowledge of the claimant's disability and the comments were discrimination arising from her disability.
Lauren Evans, Iain Naylor, David Rintoul, Lucy Sorell and Rachael Wake are associates at Addleshaw Goddard LLP. They round up the latest rulings.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that both the claimant's former and prospective employers committed discrimination arising from disability when a negative verbal reference resulted in a job offer being withdrawn.
Krishna Santra and Sandra Martins are senior associates at Colman Coyle Solicitors. They round up the latest rulings.
A public-sector worker with 34 years' service who was dismissed after exceeding her trigger point under the employer's absence management procedure by a few days has been awarded over £30,000 for discrimination arising from disability and unfair dismissal.
Jessica Alice-Curtis is a trainee solicitor, Lucy Melville is a paralegal and Nigel Cousin, David Rintoul and Rachael Wake are associates at Addleshaw Goddard LLP. They round up the latest rulings.
An employment tribunal has held that an NHS trust committed discrimination arising from disability and failed to make reasonable adjustments for an employee having cancer treatment who was required to undergo a competitive interview process during a redeployment exercise.
An employment tribunal has found that an employer did not commit discrimination arising from disability and met its duty to make reasonable adjustments when it withdrew a conditional job offer after health and safety concerns over a job applicant's epilepsy.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal has provided the first appellate guidance on what constitutes "unfavourable" treatment for discrimination arising from disability under the Equality Act 2010.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to discrimination "arising from" disability.