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Hogan Lovells | United Kingdom | 4 Mar 2019

Ups and downs: payroll operation could put disabled employee at disadvantage

Questions often arise about whether it is disability discrimination not to continue to pay an employee who is on disability-related sick leave. The


Hogan Lovells | United Kingdom | 7 Jan 2019

In the eye of the beholder - Ill health pension not unfavourable treatment

The employee in Williams v The Trustees of Swansea University Pension & Assurance Scheme was disabled under the Equality Act 2010. Although he


Hogan Lovells | United Kingdom | 10 Dec 2018

No right to dismiss where employee entitled to disability payments

Mr Awan was entitled to long term disability benefits of two-thirds of salary. Although the employer took out an insurance policy to cover that


Hogan Lovells | United Kingdom | 21 May 2018

No need to know that reason for unfavourable treatment arises from disability

An employer can be liable for disability discrimination if it treats an employee unfavourably because of something "arising in consequence of" a


Hogan Lovells | USA | 4 Apr 2018

Supreme Court Passes on ADA Leave Question, For Now

We blogged in February about two Seventh Circuit cases pending before the Supreme Court that would have given the Court the opportunity to provide


Hogan Lovells | USA | 20 Feb 2018

Supreme Court May Take Up Tricky ADA Leave Issue

Suppose that an employee with cancer has exhausted 12 weeks of unpaid leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) but needs more time to


Hogan Lovells | United Kingdom | 20 Nov 2017

Moving day - botched office move led to harassment claim

Conry v Worcestershire Hospital Acute NHS Trust is a reminder that it will normally be sensible to discuss reasonable adjustments with an employee in


Hogan Lovells | United Kingdom | 11 Sep 2017

Extra protection - dismissal of employee with PHI benefits was unfair and discrimination arising from a disability

The claimant in ICTS (UK) Limited v Visram had a right under his contract of employment to the benefits of a long-term disability benefits (LTDB) plan


Hogan Lovells | United Kingdom | 13 Mar 2017

What's the point? "Principal purpose" assessed immediately prior to transfer

Various conditions have to be satisfied before there can be a service provision change under TUPE. In particular there has to be an organised


Hogan Lovells | United Kingdom | 25 Jul 2016

Chance remark? Overall view of evidence is required to decide whether remark "related to" disability

Contacts Ed Bowyer Partner ed.bowyerhoganlovells.com Stefan Martin Partner stefan.martinhoganlovells.com hoganlovells.com Chance remark? Overall

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