Updated to include information on Daouidi v Bootes Plus SL, in which the ECJ held that temporary incapacity for work can constitute disability, and Unite the Union v Nailard, in which the EAT considered the union's liability for harassment by two of its officers.
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.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to indirect disability discrimination.