Consideration of Reasonable Adjustments for Disabled EmployeesPosted in : Commercial Law for Employers on 11 November 2019 Issues covered:
In this month’s ‘Commercial Law for Employers’ article, Kevin McVeigh, Partner and Head of the Corporate and Commercial Department in EDG Solicitors, considers the preliminary ruling in the case of DW v Nobel Plastiques Iberica SA in which the CJEU considered whether an individual who suffered from a condition called epicondylitis, classified as an ‘occupational disease’, met the definition of disability within the directive and subsequently whether the dismissal on the grounds of redundancy of an individual so defined would be unfair. This ruling reminds employers of the importance of taking reasonable steps to accommodate a disabled employee first and only then should an
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