Ahmed v Department for Work and Pensions [2022]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    EAT 107
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
Issues covered: Disability Discrimination; Reasonable Adjustments

The claimant worked for the respondent interviewing benefit claimants. His claim related to a provision, criterion or practice (‘PCP’) where he was required to achieve a particular rate of attendance to avoid being subject to the absence management procedure. He said that this put him at a disadvantage on the basis of his disability and that the respondent had failed to make reasonable adjustments as per the legislation. He also made complaints against other PCPs such as being flexible when he took his morning break and the requirement to undertake excessive workload. 

The Tribunal, at first instance, rejected the claimant’s claim. This was on the basis that the treatment of the

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This article is correct at 18/08/2022

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