Carers win new employment discrimination rights

The court ruled Sharon Coleman suffered discrimination by association after she claimed her employer called her “lazy” for wanting to take time off to care for her son, who suffers from hearing and respiratory problems. She eventually resigned from her job at the London law firm, later filing a claim of constructive dismissal and disability discrimination.

David Vine, Allianz Legal Protection, said; “Firms that fall foul of discrimination law face unlimited fines plus incalculable damage to

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