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EAT upholds finding of disability discrimination against non-disabled claimant - Employee Management Ltd
In a case that illustrates just how far discrimination legislation has come, the EAT has determined that a police officer was subjected to unlawful discrimination under the Equality Act 2010 on account of a disability she was perceived to have as opposed to a disability she actually did have. The facts: Lisa Coffey, a serving officer, brought a tribunal claim against Norfolk Constabulary after being refused a transfer on the basis that her hearing …