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DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION: All about that case

01 May 2015  

The EAT seems to be making it harder than ever to advise employers on what amounts to unlawful disability discrimination, argues Phil Allen

A series of recent cases on disability discrimination has reminded me of what I was taught at university. As idealistic students, we would argue in tutorials that each case should be decided correctly on its facts, while our sage tutor would tell us that what people really wanted was certainty in the law.

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  • Case(s) Referenced:

    Chawla v Hewlett Packard Ltd [2015] UKEAT/0280/13

    Donelien v Liberata UK Limited [2015] UKEAT/0297/14

    Gallop v Newport City Council [2013] EWCA Civ 1583

    Land Registry v Houghton [2015] UKEAT/0149/14

    Metroline Travel Limited v Stoute [2015] UKEAT/0302/14

    Richmond Pharmacology Ltd v Dhaliwal [2009] IRLR 336