GFTU Emplaw Emplaw Emplaw

Chief Constable of South Yorkshire Police v Jelic - swapping roles within organisation could be reasonable adjustment

What is a reasonable adjustment under the DDA 1995 depends on the facts of each case. However, the swapping over of a disabled post-holder with another post holder within the same organisation, to avoid dismissal or medical retirement, can be a reasonable adjustment. This particular case also demonstrated that an employer who completely fails to even consider and discuss adjustments, before simply terminating employment, is likely to face a difficult task explaining itself to an employment tribunal.

The full content of this page is available to subscribers only. Please purchase a subscription if you feel this content will be of use to you.

Login or subscribe (includes subscription information) to access the full content of this page.