Secretary of State for Work & Pensions v Wakefield - reasonable adjustments in disability discrimination cases

In a disability discrimination case concerning the duty to make reasonable adjustments, an Employment Tribunal must follow the guidance set out by the EAT in Environment Agency v Rowan [2008] ICR 218 before concluding that an employer has failed to carry out this duty. Furthermore, in such cases, Occupational Health recommendations should not simply be accepted by an Employment Tribunal without critical analysis.

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