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Withdrawing offer of overseas posting was not direct disability discrimination

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    Owen v Amec Foster Wheeler Energy Ltd and another [2019] EWCA Civ 822 CA (0 other reports)

Owen v Amec Foster Wheeler Energy Ltd and another [2019] EWCA Civ 822 CA

disability discrimination | direct discrimination | overseas posting

In Owen v Amec Foster Wheeler Energy Ltd and another, the Court of Appeal held that refusing to allow a disabled employee to undertake an overseas posting due to medical concerns did not amount to direct disability discrimination.