February 2009
People Management;2/12/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p33
The article discusses several court cases in Great Britain. In HM Land Registry versus Wakefield, request for disability adjustment does not create obligation to comply Wakefield was disabled because of its stammer. In UCATT versus Amicus, council employees who were transferred under Tupe to a new employer argued that the transferee employer had a responsibility to consult with the transferred employees.


Related Articles

  • LEGAL CHECKLIST.  // People Management;9/29/2005, Vol. 11 Issue 19, p21 

    The article summarizes some labor cases in Great Britain. In a wrongful dismissal case filed against BAA PLC, it has been determined that dismissals made to protect national security also have to be fair. In Carden versus Pickerings Europe Ltd., the Employment Appeals Tribunal said that plates...

  • HR matters. Edwards, Gareth // Credit Management;Apr2010, p36 

    The article discusses several court cases related to labor laws in Great Britain. The first case focuses on the termination of an independent contractor without the establishment of contract. The second case emphasizes the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (DDA) in which a teacher suffered from...

  • Age Discrimination and Redundancy. WYNN-EVANS, CHARLES // Industrial Law Journal;Mar2009, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p113 

    The article discusses the court cases Loxley v BAE Systems (Munitions & Ordnance) Limited, MacCulloch v Imperial Chemical Industries plc and Rolls-Royce plc v Unite the Union, wherein it analyzed how employment tribunals should approach the defence of justification in rendering unlawful direct...

  • EBR Attridge Law LLP (formerly Attridge Law) and anor v Coleman.  // Employers Law;Dec2009/Jan2010, p9 

    The article discusses a court case wherein the British Employment Appeal Tribunal ruled that a claim may be filed by employees being discriminated or harassed due to their association with a disabled person. In EBR Attridge Law LLP (formerly Attridge Law) and Anor v. Coleman, EBR Attridge Law...

  • HIV case shines spotlight on ADAAA's broader disability definition.  // HR Specialist: Illinois Employment Law;Aug2010, Vol. 4 Issue 8, p6 

    The article discusses a court case wherein the plaintiff filed employment discrimination claim against Morgan Services Inc. and his supervisor for terminating due to his positive HIV status. It notes that under the protection of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), employer cannot discriminate...

  • Offering help at interview doesn't mean you regard applicant as disabled.  // HR Specialist: New Jersey Employment Law;Jun2009, Vol. 4 Issue 6, p3 

    The article informs that disabled applicants in the U.S. are protected from discrimination and are entitled to help but that does not mean that the applicant be regarded as disabled, and discusses a court case related to it. Louis Toscano, a disabled applicant with Warren County, was helped at...

  • Two Views of Subordination: The Personal Scope of Employment Discrimination Law in Jivraj v Hashwani. MCCrudden, Christopher // Industrial Law Journal;Jan2012, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p30 

    In Jivraj v Hashwani, the Supreme Court considered what requirements are necessary for a relationship to be considered as an ‘employment’ relationship for the purposes of determining the scope of domestic employment discrimination law. The Court held that an element of...

  • Giving disabled people equal protection in the workplace. Williams, Audrey // People Management;3/9/1995, Vol. 1 Issue 5, p45 

    Considers the employment implications of the disability discrimination bill. Effectiveness and benefactors of the bill; How the bill defines disability; Penalties imposed and exceptions on the bill.

  • WHEELCHAIRS AT THIRD BASE. Rockwell Jr., Llewellyn H. // National Review;6/7/1993, Vol. 45 Issue 11, p47 

    The article provides information on the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), which prevents discrimination against disabled people. Disability is defined by the authors of the act as a physical or mental impairment which substantially limits one or more of the major life activities or being...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics