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Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP | United Kingdom | 15 Feb 2019

Was an employee who had been off sick for four months with PTSD disabled?

Ms Lamb told her employer (a school) that she was suffering from PTSD, which could be triggered by difficult situations, on 18 July 2012. She had been

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Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP | United Kingdom | 6 Dec 2018

Implied term prevented employer dismissing employee on long-term disability benefits

In Awan v ICTS UK Ltd (UKEAT008718), the Employment Appeal Tribunal had to decide whether dismissing a disabled employee who was on long-term

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Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP | United Kingdom | 28 Nov 2018

Was a tendency to steal caused by PTSD a disability?

In Wood v Durham County Council (UKEAT009918), the Employment Appeal Tribunal had to decide whether the dismissal of an employee for shoplifting

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Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP | United Kingdom | 27 Sep 2018

Establishing disability: pressure on employee to provide evidence

In Mutombo-Mpania v Angard Staffing Solutions Ltd (UKEAT000217), the Employment Appeal Tribunal found that an employee had failed to discharge the

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Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP | United Kingdom | 23 Aug 2018

Bullied employee fairly dismissed following breakdown of working relationship

In Simmonds v Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust 2018 EWCA Civ 1864, the Court of Appeal held that an Employment Tribunal was right to find that an

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Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP | United Kingdom | 21 Jun 2018

Was issuing a disciplinary warning to a disabled employee for her sickness absence disability discrimination?

In DL Insurance Services Ltd v O'Connor (UKEAT023017), the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) had to decide whether an employer had discriminated

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Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP | United Kingdom | 11 Jun 2018

Government call for bus operator views on wheelchair access

The Government has recently announced that it intends to bring forward a package of measures in 2018 to enable bus companies to support wheelchair

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Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP | United Kingdom | 24 May 2018

Employer faces the unknown consequences of disability

In the case of City of York Council v Grosset, the Court of Appeal had to decide whether there was discrimination arising from disability where the

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Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP | United Kingdom | 15 Mar 2018

Pre-cancerous condition was a deemed disability

In Lofty v Hamis (trading as First Café) UKEAT017717, the Employment Appeal Tribunal had to consider whether a claimant with a pre-cancerous skin

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Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP | United Kingdom | 22 Feb 2018

When will an employer be assumed to know that an employee is disabled?

If an employee is disabled, an employer has a duty to make reasonable adjustments for them, under the provisions of the Equality Act 2010. That duty

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