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October/November 2012 (vol. 09/3)

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How reasonable are reasonable adjustments?

Recent developments in the law

Summary:

The duty to make reasonable adjustments is both wide and complex, and not always fully understood by employers, HR and OH practitioners. Karen Jackson explains.

THERE is a duty under the Equality Act 2010 (EqA) to make reasonable adjustments to help overcome the disadvantages faced by disabled people at work. However, it is the failure to meet this duty that remains .…

Karen Jackson is a solicitor and expert in the field of disability discrimination in employment. Her employment practice, didlaw, specialises in disability, with a particular focus on mental health conditions, such as depression and anxiety.

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Occupational Health at Work October/November 2012 (vol. 09/3) pp26-30

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