Tagged: disability discrimination

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Is Type 2 diabetes a disability?

In Metroline Travel Ltd v Stoute, the Employment Appeal Tribunal overturned an Employment Tribunal’s decision that an employee’s Type 2 diabetes amounted to a disability under the Equality Act 2010. It was held that...

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Duty to make reasonable adjustments when employee is on sick leave

In Doran v Department for Work and Pensions UKEAT/0017/14, the Employment Appeal Tribunal confirmed that in reasonable adjustment cases under the Equality Act 2010, for an employer’s duty to make adjustments to be triggered...

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Written warning was not a substantial disadvantage

In Griffiths v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions UKEAT/0372/13/JOJ, the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that a written warning given to a disabled employee who was suffering from post-viral fatigue and fibromyalgia did...

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Challenging Access to Work

What is Access to Work? The Department for Work and Pensions’ Access to Work scheme (“Access to Work”), which was introduced in 19941 has its origins in the Employment and Training Act 1973, and...