Case Study: Disability Discrimination Act 2005
Disability Discrimination Employment Solicitors Manchester Do you feel that you are the victim of disability discrimination at your place of work and now need an employment law specialist solicitors firm who can assist you in taking your case to an employment tribunal in Manchester?
Michael Lewin Solicitors will be able to assist you in doing this successfully and they can assess your case over the phone free of charge during an initial consultation. Discrimination is against the law and you are protected against disability discrimination under the Disability Discrimination Act 2005 which is also known as DDA.
Unfortunately discrimination can occur in the workplace and the law protects you in areas such as dismissal employment terms and conditions pay and benefits promotion and transfer opportunities training redundancy and recruitment. An employer needs to ensure that they make ?reasonable adjustments? to help disabled employees and potential job applicants.
A case which was in the news in 2009 was in regards to a case involving the well-known clothing retailer Abercrombie and Fitch. A 22-year-old law student from West London took her case to an employment tribunal as she believed she was the victim of disability discrimination. The full case is posted in the Guardian which was published on Wednesday 24 June 2009. The article outlines how the clothing retailer had been accused of hiding a sales assistant in a stock room because of her prosthetic arm.
If you were to take on the case above the chances are we would process a claim through an employment tribunal. An employment tribunal is an independent non-departmental body that can solve disputes between employers and employees and they have the power to order an employer to pay compensation if they feel an act of discrimination has occurred.
Are you suffering from disability discrimination at your place of work or when seeking employment and you now need a solicitors firm who can assist you in taking this company to an employment tribunal in Manchester?
Michael Lewin Solicitors will select the most appropriate available expert to work on your specific claim if you decided to process your case through us. This expert will have a proven track record in your field of law and they can help you build a case which an employer will find difficult to argue at an employment tribunal.
It is important that you speak to us as soon as possible after receiving discrimination at your place of work as the employment tribunal states that you have less than three months to make a successful claim for this.
The disability discrimination employment law solicitors working at Michael Lewin received an enquiry from Ms E who believed that she was the victim of disability discrimination; if you are looking at making a similar claim against your employer in Manchester then you should discuss your eligibility with one of the team today on:0844 844 9866.