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Under section 39(5) EQA 2010, your employer has a duty to make reasonable adjustments where you are put at a substantial disadvantage in comparison with your colleagues who are not disabled in relation to a relevant matter. Section 20 says that your employer must make reasonable adjustments for;

Provisions, criteria or practices, including company policies

Physical features, such as the layout of and access to workplaces

Provision of auxiliary aids, including providing information in an accessible format such as Braille, large print or email

Schedule 8 of the Act expands further on your employer’s obligations to make reasonable adjustments.

[see How to prepare a Scott Schedule for a direct discrimination claim, How to prepare a Scott Schedule for a victimisation claim, How to prepare a Scott Schedule for a harassment claim, How to prepare a Scott Schedule for a sexual harassment claim, How to ask questions about discrimination at work, How to write a grievance about discrimination]

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