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DAC Beachcroft | United Kingdom | 12 Apr 2019

Disciplinary Discrimination: No discrimination where an employee mistakenly believes that following an instruction would exacerbate her disability

Ms Wood was employed by iForce Ltd to work in its warehouse. She has osteoarthritis, a disability under the Equality Act 2010. This

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DAC Beachcroft | United Kingdom | 15 Nov 2018

Discrimination: Was it harassment to call a colleague with Type 1 Diabetes a "fat ginger pikey"?

An employee suffering from type 1 diabetes, with strong links to the traveller community, was not harassed or victimised, and did not suffer

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DAC Beachcroft | United Kingdom | 6 Jun 2017

Disability discrimination: refusal to adapt multiple choice test for job applicant suffering from aspergers was discriminatory

The EAT has upheld a tribunal's decision that a job applicant suffering from Aspergers was discriminated against when her prospective employer

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DAC Beachcroft | United Kingdom | 5 Apr 2017

Unfair dismissal and disability discrimination: dismissing for long term sickness absence

In this case, the EAT made the difficult decision that an employer should not have dismissed an employee who had been absent for more than a year

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DAC Beachcroft | United Kingdom | 5 Apr 2017

Disability harassment: no harassment without proving a disability

In this case, the EAT held that a claimant cannot bring a claim of harassment based on a disability which he has claimed but had not proved. Mr Baker

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DAC Beachcroft | United Kingdom | 6 Feb 2017

Discrimination arising from disability: employer's knowledge about the consequences of an employee's disability

The EAT has held that knowledge of the consequences of a disability is not required for claims of discrimination arising from a disability. Mr Grosset

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DAC Beachcroft | United Kingdom | 10 Jan 2017

Disability discrimination: work stress

In this case, the EAT provided guidance on when stress caused by difficulties at work may be a disability. Mr Herry was employed as a teacher and part

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DAC Beachcroft | United Kingdom | 2 Nov 2016

Disability discrimination: absence management procedures

In this case, the EAT held that employers justifying disability discrimination have to justify each act of unfavourable treatment rather than just the

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DAC Beachcroft | United Kingdom | 6 Jun 2016

Disability Discrimination: The causal link test becomes even looser

In this case, the EAT loosened the causal link test for claims of discrimination arising from a disability, making it even easier to show

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DAC Beachcroft | United Kingdom | 3 May 2016

Constructive dismissal: raising written concerns with an employee on sick leave

Constructive dismissal: raising written concerns with an employee on sick leave In this case, the EAT found that an employee had been constructively

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