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- Sacking an employee for being sick could land you in trouble. Dias, Katee // Caterer (2055-7817);01/23/2015, p40
The article explains the legal consequences for employers of dismissing an employee for being sick. Topics discussed are the protection of disabled employees from discrimination and unfair dismissal under the Equality Act 2010, and the avenues for employers to either do nothing and wait to see...
- Obesity is a disability. Simpson, Stephen // Occupational Health;Mar2015, Vol. 67 Issue 3, p11
The article offers insight on the decision of the European Court of Justice obliging courts and tribunals to consider obesity of a worker as a potential disability under the Equality Act 2010. The case of Danish employee Karsten Kaltoft, who was employed as a childminder in Denmark until his...
- Back to base. Adams, Blair // Employers Law;Feb2004, p16
Cites the decision of the Court of Appeal in January 2004 on overseas employees bringing claims in Great Britain. Discussion on the right to bring a claim of unfair dismissal; Argument on the right to bring a claim of discrimination of race, religion or belief, sexual orientation and disability.
- Tele-terminating, Terminating Employees Abroad, Recruiting Diversity. Lee, Yvette; Albright, Lesa; Dooley, Ruhal // HR Magazine;Jun2010, Vol. 55 Issue 6, p31
The article presents questions and answers related to human resource management including the process of terminating a remote worker when an in-person termination is very expensive, requirements for involuntary termination of an employee who works outside the U.S., and the effect of...
- Equality Act 2010. // Motor Transport;11/8/2010, p10
The article offers information on the Equality Act 2010 passed in Great Britain. The new law requires the employers to meet a higher threshold to justify their action when firing someone. It states that focus on an applicants' health, including disability, should not be done by employers either...
- London Borough of Southwark v Charles. Malamatenios, David; Quinn, Linda; Makin, Colin; Santra, Krishna; Speedie, Dominic // Employers Law;Oct2014, p8
The article discusses the court case London Borough of Southwark v. Charles wherein a disabled employee was dismissed due to redundancy and that he was discriminated because the employer, the Southwark Council, failed to make reasonable adjustments in the redundancy exercise.
- Dealing with injury to employees. Gudgin, Sarah // Caterer & Hotelkeeper;10/22/2010, Vol. 200 Issue 4650, p68
The article offers tips on how employer should deal with employees who has injuries or illnesses. It explains the legal implications of mistreating and dismissing the employees with physical or mental impairment. It suggests that employers must carry out a fair procedure before dismissing a...
- Disability and Obesity. Calderwood, James A. // Logistics Today;Feb2007, Vol. 48 Issue 2, p11
The article discusses legal matters on the right to terminate employees with disabilities which opposes the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in the U.S. The ADA prohibits various types of discrimination against people with disabilities, especially in the area of employment. However, it does...
- Latex Allergy: No Reasonable Accommodation Was Possible, Nurse Terminated. // Legal Eagle Eye Newsletter for the Nursing Profession;May2013, Vol. 21 Issue 5., p5
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