This new title comprehensively examines the law of disability discrimination post-Equality Act 2010 with an emphasis on practically managing disability in the workplace and an examination of litigation case management. The book comprises of a thorough overview of the law including up-to-date cases, together with a chapter devoted to mental health disabilities and a case study showing how the law may be applied in practice. Sample documents are provided.
This comprehensive book: provides a background to the law pre-Equality Act 2010 and the key changes since the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 outlines the key elements of disability discrimination law including the new section 15 provision, disability arising from a disability, together with a lengthy chapter on the reasonable adjustments duty addresses other legal aspects of disability including harassment and victimisation, perception and associative discrimination, pre-employment health questions and adjourning proceedings for ill health addresses ending the employment relationship, reasonable adjustments on termination, capability dismissals, PHI, pay and ill health retirement contains an overview of the tribunal process around disability discrimination claims including hearing preparations and precedents for use in the process provides relevant extracts from statute as appendices with online links to guidance and other resources. This work will be regularly updated online to ensure you are kept up-to-date with the latest developments in the law as they arise.