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  • Disability discrimination

    Type:
    Employment law manual

    Updated to include information on Buchanan v The Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis, in which the EAT dealt with justification in the context of discrimination arising from disability.

  • Helping young people with autism into work

    Date:
    5 July 2013
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    The National Autism Strategy aims to help all adults with autism into work. Kellie Nauls, project coordinator for the Moving On Employment Project in the Shetland Islands, talks about how a pilot in the region is helping young people with autism to find and keep a job.

  • Date:
    20 January 2011
    Type:
    Legal timetable

    Section 159 of the Equality Act 2010 prescribes that employers are, in certain circumstances, not prohibited from treating individuals with a protected characteristic more favourably than others in connection with recruitment or promotion, if the more favourable treatment is intended to enable or encourage those individuals to overcome or minimise a disadvantage or participate in an activity where they are under-represented in that activity.

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HR and legal information and guidance relating to disability discrimination (positive action).