The answer to this question of what amounts to unfavourable treatment was recently considered in the Court of Appeal case of Andrew Williams v The Trustees of Swansea University Pension & another  EWCA 1008.
The case of Kaltoft v The Municipality of Billund is concerned with whether obesity qualifies as a disability and therefore whether the duty on employers to make reasonable adjustments extends to obese employees. The judgment from the Court of Justice of the European Union is expected in the next four to six months. However, the … Continued
The duty to make reasonable adjustments in relation to disabled employees is long established in the UK. This duty applies before, during and potentially after a disabled person’s employment, including where the employee is among a group of employees facing redundancy. This article looks at the Employment Appeal Tribunal’s decision in Redcar and Cleveland Primary … Continued