Employment law cases

Williams v J Walter Thompson Group Ltd [2005] IRLR 376 CA

Reports relating to this case:

  • Disability discrimination: Employer knew of disability at recruitment and failed to adjust

    27 May 2005

    In Williams v J Walter Thompson Group Ltd, the Court of Appeal holds that an employment tribunal was correct to decide that a blind employee suffered unlawful disability discrimination and constructive unfair dismissal when her employer failed to provide her with the specialist equipment and training necessary for her to carry out the IT work for which she was appointed.