The rights stuff
- Appeals to reason. Aikin, Olga // People Management;02/03/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p23
Deals with the reasonable adjustments employers must make in the 1995 Disability Discrimination Act of Great Britain. Examples of what constitutes a disability; Some of the reasonable adjustments that an employer may have to make for a disabled member or staff; Cases to illustrate the...
- The Ins and Outs of ADA. Elliott, Peter J.; Blake, Marilyn A. // Rural Telecommunications;Nov/Dec2004, Vol. 23 Issue 6, p54
Provides information on labor compliance issues related to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Intended goal of the act; Parts of the ADA; Definition of a disabled person under the legislation; Key factors to minimize discrimination claims.
- Enabling compliance. Williams, Audrey // People Management;2/11/1999, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p21
Focuses on the 1995 Disability Discrimination Act in Great Britain. Nature of disability cases brought to court; Changes in the legal framework; Occurrence of direct discrimination; Actions taken by the Employment Appeal Tribunal.
- supreme court clarifies ada manual task guidelines. Zachary, Mary-Kathryn // Supervision;Apr2002, Vol. 63 Issue 4, p22
Discusses the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), a federal anti-discrimination statute in the U.S. Details of a case dealing with employee entitlement for protection under the ADA; Role of the U.S. Supreme Court in the clarification of management policies; Provisions of the ADA.
- Employers responsible for disability rights. // Supply Management;12/14/2006, Vol. 11 Issue 25, p17
The article reports on the implementation of a provision in the updated Disability Discrimination Act in Great Britain on December 4, 2006 which places a duty on employers to help eliminate discrimination against those with disabilities. They are required to promote positive attitudes towards...
- Employment law. Keenan, Denis // Accountancy;Mar2004, Vol. 133 Issue 1327, p115
This section discusses several legal cases in Great Britain which addressed issues related to employment law. In the case of Lawson against Serco Ltd., the Court of Appeal has ruled that an employment tribunal cannot hear a claim for unfair dismissal. The Court of Appeal allowed Serco's...
- Obesity discrimination. Cooke, Huw // Occupational Health;Aug2014, Vol. 66 Issue 8, p14
The article examines the discrimination on the grounds of obesity in Great Britain and in the U.S. Topics discussed include the European Court of Justice's (ECJ) ruling on whether obesity discrimination is a violation of the European Union (EU) law in the case Karsten Kaltoft v. Billund Kommune,...
- Americans With Disabilities Act: Undue Hardship for Private Sector Employers? Kelly, Eileen P.; Aalberts, Robert J. // Labor Law Journal;Oct90, Vol. 41 Issue 10, p675
The article discusses the key provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) pertaining to private sector employers and the legal issues posed by the legislation in the U.S. President George W. Bush signed the ADA, this landmark legislation bans discrimination against the nation's...
- Disability case decision needs a health warning. Mason, Louise // Occupational Health;Aug2014, Vol. 66 Issue 8, p12
The article discusses the court case Griffiths v. Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) wherein an Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) in Great Britain dealt with reasonable adjustments and sickness absence policies. Topics discussed include the provisions of the Equality Act 2010 pertaining to...