European Employment Law Cases

Case Reports

2019/42 Discrimination because of a perceived disability is unlawful (UK)

Keywords Age discrimination
Authors Bethan Carney
Author's information

361321 Bethan Carney
Bethan Carney is a Managing Practice Development Lawyer at Lewis Silkin LLP.
  • Abstract

      The Court of Appeal (CA) has ruled that it was unlawful to discriminate against an employee because of a mistaken perception that she had a progressive condition which would make her unable to perform the full functions of the role in future.

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