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Failure to Make Reasonable Adjustments


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Reasonable Adjustments

Your employer has three statutory duties to make reasonable adjustments for disabled people at work so that you are not put at a substantial disadvantage as compared to as compared to someone who is not disabled [section 20 Equality Act 2010 (EqA)]. Failure to comply with the duty to make reasonable adjustments is discrimination[section 21 EqA]. All of the three requirements apply to all aspects of your employment including dismissal [ Schedule 8 paragraphs 2(3), 2(4) & 5(1) EqA] and your employer cannot ask you to pay for or contribute to the costs of making those reasonable adjustments [section 20(7) EqA].

Note that your employ

Last Updated: [06/01/2022]