Walker v Sita Information Networking Computing Ltd EAT/0097/12
Reports relating to this case:
Disability discrimination: Employee who suffered from "functional overlay accentuated by obesity" was disabled
- 28 May 2013
In Walker v Sita Information Networking Computing Ltd EAT/0097/12, the EAT held that an obese employee who genuinely suffered from multiple symptoms that were not explained by either a pathological process or any significant physical changes was disabled.
- 26 March 2013
The Employment Appeal Tribunal has considered whether or not an obese individual who suffered from multiple symptoms was disabled for the purposes of disability discrimination legislation.