Case law: Disability discrimination in 2021 – lessons from recent decisions

Barry Stanton and Jemille Gibson examine the key points to arise from the latest crop of disability discrimination cases The employer’s actions or inactions can only be judged in the light of circumstances at the time of those actions. Tribunals are not permitted to take account of events that occur after the alleged discriminatory acts. …
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Cases Referenced

  • Aderemi v London and South Eastern Railway Ltd [2012] UKEAT/0316/12/KN
  • All Answers Ltd v W & anor [2021] EWCA Civ 606
  • Barrow v Kellogg Brown & Root (UK) Ltd [2021] ET 2303683/2018
  • Elliott v Dorset County Council [2021] UKEAT/0197/20/LA
  • Goodwin v Patent Office [1998] UKEAT/57/98/2110
  • Mallon v AECOM [2021] UKEAT/0175/20/LA
  • Richmond Adult Community College v McDougall [2008] EWCA Civ 4
  • SCA Packaging Ltd v Boyle [2009] UKHL 37
  • VL v Szpital Kliniczny [2021] EUECJ C-16/19