Updated to include information on Charlesworth v Dransfields Engineering Services Ltd, in which the EAT held that the employee's disability-related absence was not the effective cause of the decision to dismiss.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that a requirement for a job applicant with Asperger's syndrome to complete an online multiple-choice psychometric test was indirectly discriminatory. The EAT also upheld claims for discrimination arising from disability and failure to make reasonable adjustments.
In this week's podcast, we explore the steps that you can take to reduce the risk of having an indirectly discriminatory provision, criterion or practice. We also discuss what to take into account when deciding whether or not indirect discrimination can be justified.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to indirect disability discrimination.