Fisher, David
August 2007
People Management;8/23/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 17, p17
The article examines the limitations on dyslexia claims under the terms of the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) of 1995. The first issue that needs to be resolved in many claims under DDA is whether the claimant actually has a disability. In the case, Paterson vs. The Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis, a police officer had advanced to the rank of chief inspector before discovering he had dyslexia. The claims of Paterson was remitted by the EAT to the employment tribunal to decide whether he had been discriminated against because of it.


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