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Dentons | United Kingdom | 27 Apr 2017

When is harassment not harassment? Guidance from the EAT

In the case of Baker v. Peninsula Business Service Limited 2017 UKEAT024116, the EAT confirmed that an individual cannot succeed in a claim for


Dentons | United Kingdom | 28 Feb 2017

Is dismissal for showing an 18-rated film to pupils disability discrimination where an employer does not know the employee's misconduct arose from his disability?

This difficult question arose in City of York Council v. Grosset UKEAT001516. Mr Grosset, a teacher and head of English at a school ran by City of


Dentons | United Kingdom | 28 Feb 2017

How far does the duty to make reasonable adjustments extend, asked the EAT in The Home Office (UK Visas & Immigration) v. Kuranchie UKEAT020216BA.

Ms Kuranchie was disabled, suffering from dyslexia and dyspraxia. In early 2013 she spoke with her then line manager about her disability and how the


Dentons | United Kingdom | 28 Feb 2017

Focus on disability discrimination

Taylor v. Ladbrokes Betting and Gaming Ltd UKEAT035315 concerned whether type 2 diabetes qualifies as a disability under the Equality Act 2010. Mr


Dentons | United Kingdom | 29 Jun 2016

Carreras v. United First Partners Research

Mr Carreras habitually worked long hours as an analyst for United First Partners Research, a brokerage firm. This ended when he had a cycling


Dentons | United Kingdom | 25 Jul 2014

No requirement to make reasonable adjustments for an employee associated with disabled person

Employers must make reasonable adjustments for disabled employees. Here, the Court of Appeal considered whether an employer was obliged to make


Dentons | United Kingdom | 5 May 2009

The Equality Bill 2009

On 27 April the Government published its long-awaited Equality Bill (the Bill).

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