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Recent Cases on Disability

MANAGEMENT BRIEFING APRIL 2017 The definition of a disability requires four elements:- Does the person have a physical or mental impairment? Does that impairment have an adverse effect on the person’s ability to carry out normal day to day activities? Is that effect...

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Recent Cases on Whether an Effect is Long Term

MANAGEMENT BRIEFING JANUARY 2017 The definition of a disability requires four elements:- Does the person have a physical or mental impairment? Does that impairment have an adverse effect on the person’s ability to carry out normal day to day activities? Is that effect...

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Northern Ireland Legislation and Case Law Update

January 2017 Case Law Update Rebecca Downie –v-  (1) Department for Social Development (2) Jenny Mullan (3) Deborah Daly (4) Gary Craig This case is looks in detail at the employer’s duty to make reasonable adjustments.  The Disability Discrimination Act 1995 provides...

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Northern Ireland Legislation and Case Law Update

September 2016 Case Law Update Adam Thomas Forster –v- McKees Farm Shop Limited   The Claimant started working for the Respondent on a Saturday when he was at school.  He continued working on a part time casual basis through school and university.  From June 2013 he...

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Northern Ireland Legislation and Case Law Update

February 2016 Legislation Update Increase of Limits The Employment Rights (Increase of Limits) Order (Northern Ireland) 2016 came into operation in NI on 14th February 2016.  The key increases are: -  'A week's pay' increases from £490 to £500 -  A guarantee payment...

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