Monthly Archives: January 2015

Right to be accompanied: Acas updates Code

In December 2013 Acas consulted on changes to its Code of Practice on Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures (the Code) to reflect the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT)’s ruling in Toal v GB Oils. See our previous blog: https://devonshiresemployment.com/2013/11/11/acas-set-to-amend-code-on-employees-right-to-be-accompanied Acas has now … Continue reading

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Obesity May Amount to a Disability

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has now confirmed that there is no general principle of EU law which prohibits discrimination on grounds of obesity. Therefore obesity can be considered a disability under EU law in the case of Kaltoft … Continue reading

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