Making Reasonable Adjustments

Posted in : Templates & Checklists NI on 29 July 2014
Gareth Walls
A&L Goodbody

A&L Goodbody outline the practical steps to reduce risk: Making Reasonable Adjustments.

Obesity is not currently classed as a disability under the legislation in Northern Ireland. However, with a quarter of the UK population estimated to be clinically obese and in light of the recent opinion issued by the Advocate General in respect of the European case Kaltoft v The Municipality of Billund C-354/13 (addressed below), it is possible that in the future a duty may be placed on employers to make reasonable adjustments to accommodate any special requirements arising from an employee's

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Gareth Walls
A&L Goodbody

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