Failure to make adjustment for deaf applicant
This report relates to 1 case(s)
Hughes v London Borough of Hillingdon  ET/6001328/98 (1 other report)
An employer which failed to ensure that both recruitment interviewers understood the extent of a deaf applicant's disability and made the assumption that the applicant would understand the questions without canvassing his view breached its duty to make reasonable adjustments, rules a London North employment tribunal (Chair: D A Pearl) in Hughes v The London Borough of Hillingdon.
Mr Hughes, a senior building control surveyor with Hillingdon Council, is a registered deaf person.