Summary Direct discrimination effectively sets a boundary to the objective justification defence, since this defence is not available for di...
Summary Claims for unfair dismissal represent the largest individual type of claim brought in the employment tribunal. Unfair dismissal can ...
In the case of long-term absence, what are the key points, and what difference does it make whether a person has a ‘disability’? Introductio...
A controversial subject concerns what should happen to an employee who is found to have lied about, or withheld health information requested...
Summary There is a separate section on Unfair dismissal generally. This page looks at unfair dismissal particularly in the context of illnes...
Summary It can sometimes be lawful under the Equality Act to dismiss a disabled person who is unable to do the job. However, an employer sho...