Hainsworth v Ministry of Defence EAT/0227/13
Reports relating to this case:
Disability discrimination: Duty to make reasonable adjustments does not extend to "associative" claims
- 4 May 2014
In Hainsworth v Ministry of Defence EAT/0227/13, the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that there is no arguable case that an employer was under a duty of reasonable adjustment in relation to a non-disabled employee who requested a change of job location for the benefit of her disabled daughter.
Duty to make reasonable adjustments does not apply to associative disability discrimination, confirms EAT
- 23 October 2013
The Employment Appeal Tribunal has confirmed that employers do not have a duty to make reasonable adjustments where an individual, typically a carer, has an association with a disabled person.