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Challenging disability discrimation at work

Mary Stacey

Challenging disability discrimation at work

by Mary Stacey

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Published by Institute of Employment Rights in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Mary Stacey and Andrew Short.
ContributionsShort, Andrew., Institute of Employment Rights.
The Physical Object
Pagination76p. ;
Number of Pages76
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18637260M
ISBN 101873271794
OCLC/WorldCa45455843

You can only be asked about your health or disability: to help decide if you can carry out a task that is an essential part of the work to help find out if you can take part in an interview. Learning disabilities may make it difficult for an individual to learn, work, or behave in the manner that ordinarily would be expected. A learning disability is an impairment of neurological origin that impacts on specific areas of learning. The following are major types of learning disabilities: A sequencing disorder is a difficulty with the order.

The Equality Act says schools mustn’t discriminate against a pupil because of their disability. This is unlawful under the Act. In some situations, schools must also take positive steps so that disabled pupils can access and participate in the education and other activities they provide. Read. How to Recognize Discrimination in the Workplace. The Civil Rights Act passed in protects Americans from many forms of discrimination, including bias based on gender, race or ethnicity. Later legislation added protections against age and disability-based discrimination. Some states have laws that also address.

Disability discrimination. The Equality Act makes it unlawful to discriminate against employees (including workers) because of a mental or physical disability. View or download the new Acas guide Disability discrimination: key points for the workplace [kb]. Disability Discrimination, Employment Law. Introduction The employment law governs the duties and rights between employees and employers and are also referred as labour law. The rules are largely designed to keep the workers safe as well as ascertain that they are treated reasonably within the workplace.


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challenging disability discrimination at work by mary stacey and andrew short Mary Stacey is a solicitor specialising in employment and discrimination law.

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It is indeed very unfortunate that despite repeated discussions and debates on this issue, society has not been able to eradicate the ‘stigma’ of social and professional rejection and criticism towards the disabled.

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