A controversial subject concerns what should happen to an employee who is found to have lied about, or withheld health information requested...
Summary A disability within the EqA must be a ‘physical or mental impairment’. This phrase is very wide. Tribunals take a functi...
Summary ‘Long-term’ is assessed as at the time of the alleged discrimination. As at that time, the substantial adverse effect on normal day-...
The definition, and deciding whether it is met ‘Disability’ is defined in s.6 EqA as follows: There is supplementary detail on the definitio...
Relevance of knowledge, and key points An employer has a defence to the reasonable adjustment duty if it did not know, and could not reasona...
Summary The employer has a defence to discrimination arising from disability (s.15) and, less importantly in practice, indirect discriminati...