Here we list a selection of key cases on disability discrimination in the workplace, providing a summary of the decision and implications for employers.

​Please note: While every care has been taken in compiling these notes, CIPD cannot be held responsible for any errors or omissions. These notes are not intended to be a substitute for specific legal advice.

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