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Failure to make adjustments for blind applicant

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    Gailey v Haes Systems Ltd [1999] ET/6002720/99 (0 other reports)

An employer which failed to make any reasonable adjustment to the arrangements for interviewing a blind job applicant, treating the applicant in the same way that it treated able-bodied applicants, unlawfully discriminated on grounds of disability, holds a London North employment tribunal (Chair: D H Roose) in Gailey v Haes Systems Ltd.

David Gailey has a condition known as retinal dystrophy and macular degeneration and has been registered blind for seven years.