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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Applicant tries to take advantage of 2010 Equality Act

__   The 2010 Equality Act is there to protect people suffering with disabilities from discrimination and employers must make reasonable adjustments for job applicants who are disabled. The majority of respectable businesses know this legal requirement inside-out, but what happens when someone tries to take advantage of the act?       An investigation… Continue reading

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