Keeping staff informed about disability law
- Employed doctors: KNOW YOUR RIGHTS. Slomski, Anita // Medical Economics;8/3/2007, Vol. 84 Issue 15, p32
The article provides information on several workplace rights intended for doctors with or without disabilities to receive fair treatment at work. It states that there are various laws that would protect employees from discrimination and bad treatment in the workplace. These include Civil Rights...
- Obesity can be a disability. // Occupational Health;Feb2015, Vol. 67 Issue 2, p7
The article reports that the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled that obesity can be considered as a disability under specific circumstances.
- Disability doesn't equal immunity! OK to discipline disabled worker for rule-breaking. // HR Specialist: Pennsylvania Employment Law;Jan2014, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p2
The article discusses the court case Dove v. Community Education Centers et al. which deals with equality of employee discipline for workers with and without disabilities. The Court re-examined the suit filed by William Dove and reveals the reasons for his work termination refers to extremely...
- How to avoid giving cancer discrimination. Cuneen, Jackie // Occupational Health;Sep2013, Vol. 65 Issue 9, p12
The article states that according to the report by Macmillan Cancer Support, there has been an increase in discrimination faced by employees suffering with cancer. It states that national breast cancer support charity, Women at the Haven, has reported that employers stay ignorant towards the...
- Landmark ruling clarifies disability protection. // RoSPA Occupational Safety & Health Journal;Aug2009, Vol. 39 Issue 8, p7
The article reports on the landmark ruling made by the House of Lords which is beneficial to people with disabilities. It notes that the Disability Discrimination act 1995 (DDA) is intended to protect employers from discrimation in a workplace. Moreover, it mentions that DDA encourages employers...
- Giving disabled people equal protection in the workplace. Williams, Audrey // People Management;03/09/95, 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.
- Appeals to reason. Aikin, Olga // People Management;02/03/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p23
Deals with the reasonable adjustments employers must make in the 1995 Disability Discrimination Act of Great Britain. Examples of what constitutes a disability; Some of the reasonable adjustments that an employer may have to make for a disabled member or staff; Cases to illustrate the...
- The rights stuff. Williams, Audrey // People Management;9/3/1998, Vol. 4 Issue 17, p21
Features information on the employment of the handicapped in Great Britain. Government findings on the issue; Proposal for the creation of a disability rights commission; Role and responsibility of the proposed disability commission; Requirements of the 1995 Disability Discriminations Act.
- 60 second guide ...to disability discrimination. Nolan, Mark // Works Management;Jun2014, Vol. 67 Issue 6, p13
The article discusses the Equality Act which replaced the Disability Discrimination Act in 2010 as a protection for disabled people and its definition in their employment, and mentions disability discrimination which is mainly due to HIV infection, cancer, and multiple sclerosis.