The Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (Jobcentre Plus) v Jamil & Ors Posted In: Case Law
Legal BodyEmployment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDiscrimination and Equality
The claimant had a disability that caused her pain and made her slow in the morning, so she was often late for work, which was an hour and twenty minutes away from her house. She asked for a job closer to home. The request was rejected but there was a policy to keep the situation under review.
Was the failure to make the adjustment an act extending over a period under what is now section 123 of the Equality Act 2010 in GB or was the decision a specific event that started the clock on making a claim within three months of the decision?
The ET and the EAT agreed that the requirement to work at a specific place was provision, criterion or practice (PCP) that put the disabled employee at a
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