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things arent going quite well in work , with my imuno supresswion medication causing me to have some sick leave
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In the legal sense of the word, disability can have a broad meaning and there is no single list of medical conditions that qualify. Whilst cancer and MS are the only conditions that automatically qualify as a disability, for anything else, in order to establish whether a person is disabled, they need to show that they meet the legal definition of a ‘disability’.
The Equality Act 2010 defines a disability as a “physical or mental impairment that has a substantial and long-term adverse effect on a person’s ability to carry out normal day-to-day activities”.
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If a person satisfies the above criteria, they will be classified as being disabled and will have automatic protection against discrimination, which means that they must not be treated unfavourably because of their disability. In addition, their employer would have a duty to make reasonable adjustments if they are likely to be placed at a substantial disadvantage when compared to non-disabled employees.
What amounts to ‘reasonable adjustments’ can have a wide interpretation and often depends on the individual circumstances. Below are some examples:
If someone who is disabled is being treated unfavourably because of their disability or their employer has failed to make reasonable adjustments it would potentially amount to disability discrimination. The first step would be to raise a formal grievance. The next step would be to consider whether a claim for disability discrimination should be made in an employment tribunal (the time limit for claiming is only 3 months from the date of the alleged discriminatory act taking place).
the break down definition is extremely helpful, and i want to thank you for time ,
what do i do now , rate you and then log off
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it is , thank you
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it's a bug we get sometimes, it should enable itself shortly, if not we can process it manually later, thanks