When should an employer become aware of an employee disability?

Disability Disable Discrimination Work Enviroment

When should an employer become aware of an employees disability? A recent Employee Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has resulted in the debatable dismissal of a disabled employee. The claimant (a trade associations finance coordinator for the construction industry) was dismissed due to “poor attendance and timekeeping” and the inability to be depended on whilst in her… Continue reading

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As 29% of Brits keep mental illness a secret at work, organizations call for more pro-active employer support

Research has revealed that a sizeable proportion of employees who reveal that they have been diagnosed with or treated for a mental illness related condition feel they are treated differently by their manager (27 per cent) or by colleagues (22 per cent) compared with those who have a physical or visible illness.   It is… Continue reading

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