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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition is due, details can be seen here:
Disability Discrimination: Law and Case Management 2nd ed isbn 9781784460693

Disability Discrimination: Law and Case Management

ISBN13: 9781907698606
New Edition ISBN: 9781784460693
Published: May 2013
Publisher: Law Society Publishing
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

This new title comprehensively covers the law of disability discrimination, particularly in light of the Equality Act 2010.

The book provides an overview of the law and a guide to managing litigation. It also explores the option of conciliation, of which, the authors have much experience.

This comprehensive book:

  • Sets out the background to the Disability Discrimination Act 1995
  • Outlines the definitions of the Equality Act, including disability as a protected characteristic and the distinction between direct and indirect discrimination
  • Covers all relevant issues including victimisation and harassment, associative and perceived discrimination, and the public sector equality duty
  • Includes a dedicated chapter on mental health conditions which can require a particularly sensitive approach to case management
  • Demonstrates how with the right policies, practices and procedures in place, employers can ensure compliance with disability discrimination legislation and avoid the financially and reputationally damaging risks associated with disability discrimination claims
  • Relevant materials are reproduced as appendices
The work will be regularly updated online to ensure readers are kept up to date with the latest developments.

Discrimination Law
Part 1: The Law - introduction to disability discrimination law
1. The definition of disability
2. Direct, associative and by perception
3. Discrimination arising from disability
4. Reasonable adjustments
5. Indirect discrimination
6. Other prohibited conduct: Harassment, victimisation and other lawful acts
7. Other legal aspects of disability in the workplace
8. Ending the employment relationship
9. Mental health disabilities

Part 2: Case study – Managing disability in the workplace

Part 3: Litigation case management

Part 4: Reference materials