Disability

Disability Discrimination & Workplace Stress - 13/6/13

Simon Cheetham of Old Square Chambers (profile) gave a fascinating talk on the subject of "Disability Discrimination and Workplace Stress.

You can read the handout to this talk by clicking on the attachment below

Disability Discrimination

James Laddie of Matrix Chambers gave a talk on Disability Discrimination on 12th December 2011.  You can view his presentation slides in the attached file

UKBA immigration reservation

You can read the ILPA response (and the DLA's message supporting the ILPA response) to the UK Border Agency's consultation on the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Guidance on matters to be taken into account in determining questions relating to the definition of disability

The DLA has been considering the draft Guidance from the Office of Disability Issues - overall it found it a helpful document but has put forward a number of suggestions on certain points

Disability Discrimination – Definitions and dangers

Declan O’Dempsey of Cloisters Chambers speaking on recent developments in the definition of disability and the likely impact of the Equality Bill.

DISCRIMINATION LAW ASSOCIATION

This response to the UK government consultation highlights the DLA's concerns regarding the proposal for an EC Directive providing protection against discrimination outside of employment on grounds of religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation

Discrimination and Redundancy

Redundancy ... is it a smoke screen concealing the real reason for selection?

This powerpoint presentation was provided by Elizabeth Graves, Kathleen Healy and Susan Doris from Freshfields

Indirect Discrimination in Disability Discrimination

Our response to the Office for Disability Issues consultation highlights some of the difficulties that applying the concept of indirect discrimination to disability discrimination would entail. We also offer recommendations for overcoming the weakened legal protection against disability discrimination that has been resulted from the House of Lords decision in Malcolm.
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