- Secretary of State for the Department for Work and Pensions v Alam. // Employers Law;Dec2009/Jan2010, p8
The article discusses a court case wherein the British Employment Appeal Tribunal ruled that the British Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is exempted from the duty of making reasonable adjustments if it is not aware that an employee's disability has placed him at a disadvantage. In...
- CASE OF THE MONTH. Bell, Victoria; McAvoy, Chris; Fildes, Poppy; Kight, Rosie; Samuel, Helen // Employers Law;Feb2013, p7
The article discusses a court case which deals with a flawed disciplinary procedure. In the case, Nottingham City Transport Ltd. v. Harvey, the British Employment Appeal Tribunal ruled that the application of the procedure could not constitute a provision or practice in relation to the...
- Taylor v XLN Telecom and others. Ryan, Richard; Ward, Helen; O'Neil, Tori // Employers Law;May2010, p9
The article discusses a court case, Taylor v XLN Telecom and others, where the claimant's appeal for compensation for injury of feelings from the discrimination case was allowed by the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) and was awarded compensation for depression as injury to health and personal...
- 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 rights stuff. Williams, Audrey // People Management;9/3/1998, Vol. 4 Issue 17, p21
Features information on the employment of the handicapped in Great Britain. Government findings on the issue; Proposal for the creation of a disability rights commission; Role and responsibility of the proposed disability commission; Requirements of the 1995 Disability Discriminations Act.
- IN BRIEF. // Employers Law;May2008, p8
The article discusses several court cases concerning employment practices. In Unison and another v Brennan and others the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that an employee may seek a declaration from an employment tribunal that a term of the collective agreement breaches the Sex...
- NOTES: Discrimination Law: Requirements and Preferences: Falkirk Council and Others v Whyte and Others IRLR 560 (EAT). CONNOLLY, MICHAEL // Industrial Law Journal;1998, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p133
The article discusses the Scottish court case Falkirk Council v. Whyte wherein the three respondent complainants were unsuccessful on application for first-level line manager due to unlawful sex discrimination. It mentions that the industrial court supports the complainants' claim and the...
- Courtroom round-up. // People Management;11/2/1995, Vol. 1 Issue 22, p47
Reports on several legal cases handled by the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) in Great Britain. WA Goold Limited versus McConnell; Tower Boot Company versus Jones; Ryford versus Drinkwater; Walters versus Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis.
- 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.