Awareness of Employee Disability

Posted in : Equality Law Decisions on 29 July 2019
Sinead Morgan
DWF

Disability Discrimination - The risks attached to investigating an employee's medical condition

Disability discrimination can be a minefield for employers.  In the second instalment of our new Equality feature by DWF, Sinead Morgan, Senior Associate Solicitor in the Employment Group at DWF, discusses a recent WRC Adjudication case which provides some clarity on an employer’s liability for discrimination in a case where they were unaware that the Employee had a disability at the material time.  

Disability discrimination can be a minefield for employers.  The broad

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Sinead Morgan
DWF

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