IRLR 545, EAT on 16th February 2004
Authority for the proposition that:-
the EAT held that an autistic employee could be regarded as a 'disabled' person. Overturning the decision of the tribunal at first instance, the EAT took a broader approach, emphasising that difficulty in coping with normal social relationships can amount to an 'adverse effect' caused by an 'impairment'.
For relevant general notes see Disability Discrimination/meaning of disability .
Not found what you want?
You have been looking at the BASIC AREA but would find much more information on the full version of this website, available to subscribers only.
To buy a 24 hour, 30 day or annual password click here
or ring 0207 993 4440
To obtain legal advice from a specialist employment lawyer near you click here
NB. Emplaw is unable to provide legal advice directly to members of the public.