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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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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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Diana Kloss looks at new FOM ethics guidance on how far OH requires consent to report following statutory health surveillance. Regulations made under the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 (HSW Act) impose a duty on employers to undertake health surveillance

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