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Disability discrimination: meaning of "unfavourably" - Swansea University Pension and Assurance Scheme Trustees v Williams [EAT] 21.17.15 (Unreported)

It was perverse to conclude that an employee who took ill-health retirement, and received a pension calculated on his pensionable salary at the date of his retirement, had been treated unfavourably for a reason relating to his disability. The word "unfavourably" could not be equated with the concept of "detriment", and did not require a comparison with an actual or hypothetical comparator.
Category: Employment » Disability discrimination; Pensions. Area(s) of law: Employment; Pensions.
Source: UKEAT/0415/14/DM.

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