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Urso v Department for Work & Pensions (Disability Discrimination)

URSO v DEPARTMENT FOR WORK & PENSIONS - Appeal No. UKEAT/0045/16/DA EMPLOYMENT APPEAL TRIBUNAL FLEETBANK HOUSE, 2-6 SALISBURY SQUARE, LONDON EC4Y 8AE At the Tribunal on 17...

Mistakes employers make when handling ill health dismissals

It can be tricky dismissing an employee who is off work for illness and if you get it wrong you can have a claim...

Five things we learnt in employment law this week (14 July)

A Muslim woman, dismissed for wearing an Islamic headscarf, was directly discriminated against (AG's opinion in Bougnaoui and anor v Micropole SA). 2. The...

If an occupational doctor’s report says an employee is not disabled...

  Richard Freedman, solicitor in the Employment Department at Rosenblatt, answers... The short answer is no.  Whether or not an employee is disabled under the Equality...

How long do we have to wait before we can fairly...

How long do we have to wait before we can fairly terminate an employee’s employment due to sickness absence? Richard Whalley, employment partner at HRC Law...