Employment Law Updates
When is An Employee Disabled?
The question can sometimes arise as to whether an employee is disabled. This occurs often when the employee has a condition which is debilitating, but the employer argues that it is not “long-term” (this being a necessary feature of a condition if it is to be classed as a disability)....
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Employment Law Updates
Disability and Potential Cancer
A problematic judgment last month from the Appeal Tribunal has been published concerning when a pre-cancerous growth should be treated as a disability. Many conditions have to be assessed in terms of their impact upon an employee before an employer can truly know whether the employee has a disability. Many...
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Employment Law Updates
Guidance To Employers Determining If An Employee Is Disabled
In this case, an employer dismissed an employee who had been absent for 128 days.  The reasons for the absence were given as various, but included Work Related Stress and blood pressure. The employee brought claims, relying on being disabled and included a claim for failure to make reasonable adjustments....
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