June 2007
People Management;6/28/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 13, p23
The article discusses several court cases in Great Britain. In Cosgrove v. Northern Ireland Ambulance Service, the court decided that psoriasis was not a disfigurement for the purpose of the Disability Discrimination Act of 1995. In Copland v. United Kingdom, the employer's defense was rejected because monitoring emails and web use without employees' knowledge is illegal. In Blunder v. St. Andrew's Catholic Primary School, the school lost the case because of sex discrimination.


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