Direct discrimination: Employer liable for treatment based on perceived disability
This report relates to 1 case(s)
Chief Constable of Norfolk v Coffey  IRLR 193 EAT (1 other report)
Chief Constable of Norfolk v Coffey  IRLR 193 EAT
disability discrimination | direct discrimination | perceived disability
In Chief Constable of Norfolk v Coffey, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that a police force's refusal to grant an officer a transfer because of its perception that her hearing problems could develop into a disability amounted to perceived direct discrimination.