TITLE

An indirect improvement for disability discrimination protection

AUTHOR(S)
Fuge, Adam
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
People Management;1/15/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that a new consultation is under way on proposals to replace the concept of disability-related discrimination with indirect discrimination in Great Britain following the House of Lord's decision in the housing case Lewisham v. Malcolm. Under the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (DDA), the question of whether disability-related discrimination has occurred depends on the comparator used, which is left to courts and tribunals to decide. An overview of the proposed changes is provided.
ACCESSION #
36323275

 

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