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Publication of New Book ‘Disability Discrimination’ co-Authored by Lydia Benerjee

We are pleased to announce the publication of a new title, ‘Disability Discrimination – Law and Case Management’, co-authored by Lydia Banerjee and Karen Jackson.

This new title comprehensively examines the law of disability discrimination post-Equality Act 2010 with an emphasis on practically managing disability in the workplace and an examination of litigation case management.

The book has a thorough overview of the law including up-to-date cases, together with a chapter devoted to mental health disabilities and a case study showing how the law may be applied in practice. Sample documents are provided.

This comprehensive book:

  • provides a background to the law pre-Equality Act 2010 and the key changes since the Disability Discrimination Act 1995
  • outlines the key elements of disability discrimination law including the new section 15 provision, discrimination arising from a disability, together with a lengthy chapter on the reasonable adjustments duty
  • addresses other legal aspects of disability including harassment and victimisation, perception and associative discrimination, pre-employment health questions and adjourning proceedings for ill health
  • addresses ending the employment relationship, reasonable adjustments on termination, capability dismissals, PHI, pay and ill health retirement
  • contains an overview of the tribunal process around disability discrimination claims including hearing preparations and precedents for use in the process
  • provides relevant extracts from statute as appendices with online links to guidance and other resources.

This work will be regularly updated online to ensure you are kept up-to-date with the latest developments in the law as they arise.

The book is available to order through the Law Society Bookshop: http://bookshop.lawsociety.org.uk/ecom_lawsoc/public/saleproduct.jsf?catalogueCode=9781907698606

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