In Government Legal Service v Brookes  IRLR 780 EAT, the EAT held that an applicant for a solicitors' training scheme who has Asperger's syndrome suffered unlawful disability discrimination when she was required to sit a test in a multiple choice format in the recruitment process.
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The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that a requirement for a job applicant with Asperger's syndrome to complete an online multiple-choice psychometric test was indirectly discriminatory. The EAT also upheld claims for discrimination arising from disability and failure to make reasonable adjustments.
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An employment tribunal has awarded a claimant damages for breach of contract where he verbally accepted a job offer made by the employment agency acting for the employer, and the employer subsequently withdrew the offer.
In Pnaiser v NHS England and another  IRLR 170 EAT, the EAT held that a former employer unlawfully discriminated against a disabled employee who had taken significant disability-related sick leave in giving her a negative reference, and her prospective employer discriminated by withdrawing the job offer.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that both the claimant's former and prospective employers committed discrimination arising from disability when a negative verbal reference resulted in a job offer being withdrawn.
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