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Attendance management and Equality Act-

Sickness absence procedures are subject to the reasonable adjustment duty, as recently confirmed by the Court of Appeal. However other types of Equality Act claim can also apply.

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Constructive knowledge of a disability

Diana Kloss discusses the decision in Q v L, a claim for reasonable adjustments. Confidential knowledge of OH was not attributed to the employer, but the employer’s ‘lack of knowledge’ defence failed nevertheless. In order for an employer to be held liable

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Health risk on overseas assignment

Diana Kloss considers the case of an employee with multiple health conditions who was turned down for an overseas assignment. Might he have argued that the decision whether to take the risk should be his and not the employer’s? In Robert Owen v Amec Foster Wheeler

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