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Disability discrimination: what are the prospects of a reasonable adjustment?
  • Wedlake Bell
  • United Kingdom
  • October 28 2011

As you know, employers are under a duty to make reasonable adjustments to prevent employees from being placed at a substantial disadvantage by any policies, requirements or practices.

IOM issues report on early childhood obesity
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 24 2011

The Institute of Medicine (IOM) has released a June 23, 2011, report titled Early Childhood Obesity Prevention Policies that recommends “evidence-based strategies to promote healthy weights in children from birth to age 5.”

Use of surveillance film in disciplinary proceedings
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 13 2011

Caterpillar were criticised by the tribunal in this case for failing to obtain a medical report in relation to surveillance film it had taken showing its employee carrying out various activities while he was absent on sick leave.

Disciplinary Committee proceeding in the defendant’s absence
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 10 2009

In the case of Jawid Ahmed Yusuf v Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (2009), Y sought an adjournment in the proceedings on the grounds of ill health, but produced no medical evidence.

Susanne Wilkins
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP