European Employment Law Cases

Case Reports

2018/24 Discrimination arising from a disability – no need for knowledge (UK)

Keywords Disability discrimination
Authors Emma Langhorn
Author's information

334871 Emma Langhorn
Emma Langhorn is an Associate Solicitor at Lewis Silkin LLP.
  • Abstract

      The Court of Appeal has confirmed that discrimination arising from disability had occurred when an employer dismissed an employee for misconduct which was connected to the employee’s disability, even though the employer had no knowledge of the connection.

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