Mr J Roads v Buckinghamshire & Milton Keynes Fire Authority [2017]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Legal Body
    Employment Tribunal (ET)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination and Equality
Issues covered: Disability Discrimination; Reasonable Adjustments; Section 15 Equality Act 2010

The claimant, who suffered from dyslexia, argued that the respondent failed to make reasonable adjustments for him.  After initially raising a grievance relating to his disability the respondent sought advice from the Adult Dyslexia Centre in 2009. Recommendations were made as to how adjustments could be made to a promotion process that the claimant was interested in participating in, which included completion of an exam.

The claimant proposed that the respondent should convert all non-downloadable exam preparation into a visual/oral learning format, alter the assessment method to include a role play or interview rather than written exam, or alternatively, that the claimant could miss

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This article is correct at 02/11/2017

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