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Secretary of State for Work & Pensions (Jobcentre Plus) v Heggie - If an adjustment will not prevent or limit the substantial disadvantage suffered by the disabled employee it cannot be said to be "a reasonable adjustment" [2008] EAT

After sickness absence from his job with Jobcentreplus, Mr Heggie was dismissed by his manager Mr Crozier. Mr Heggie complained to an employment tribunal of unfair dismissal and of disability discrimination by way of a failure to make reasonable adjustments. He won at an employment tribunal. Jobcentreplus appealed and has won to the extent that the case has been remitted for rehearing.

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