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Disability discrimination: assessing medical evidence - Taylor v Ladbrokes Betting and Gaming Ltd [EAT] 16.12.16 (Unreported)

Disability discrimination - Type 2 diabetes - Whether a disability within the meaning of the Equality Act 2010 s.6. HELD that the findings made by the Employment Judge were not supported by the medical evidence and the issue of whether the Appellant was suffering from a progressive condition, and therefore should be deemed under paragraph 8(2) of Schedule 1 to the Equality Act 2010 to be likely to result in a substantial adverse impairment on his ability to carry out day-to-day activities, should be re-considered in the light of further medical evidence.
Category: Employment » Disability discrimination. Area(s) of law: Employment.
Source: UKEAT/0353/15/DA.

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