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Equality Act 2010: meaning of ‘unfavourable treatment’ (Williams v Trustees of Swansea University Pension and Assurance Scheme)

Published on: 17 July 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Equality Act 2010: meaning of ‘unfavourable treatment’ (Williams v Trustees of Swansea University Pension and Assurance Scheme)
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Employment analysis: Treatment which confers advantages on a disabled person, but which would have conferred even greater advantages in different circumstances (eg if the person’s disability had arisen more suddenly), does not amount to unfavourable treatment for the purpose of a claim for discrimination arising in consequence of that disabled person’s disability under section 15 of the Equality Act 2010, according to the Court of Appeal. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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