Government Legal Service v Brookes  IRLR 780 EAT
Reports relating to this case:
Disability discrimination: Requirement for job applicant with Asperger's syndrome to complete multiple choice test was discriminatory
- 31 December 2017
In Government Legal Service v Brookes  IRLR 780 EAT, the EAT held that an applicant for a solicitors' training scheme who has Asperger's syndrome suffered unlawful disability discrimination when she was required to sit a test in a multiple choice format in the recruitment process.
- 5 May 2017
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.