Hainsworth v Ministry of Defence: CA 13 May 2014

The appellant was employed by the respondents working in Germany. Her daughter suffered chronic illness and she wished to care for her in England. She said that the refusal to allow her to return to work in the UK was discriminatory as associative discrimination.
Held: The suggestion that a carer for a disable person was entitled to reasonable adjustments to allow care for a family member with a disability was incorrect.

Laws, Tomlinson, Briggs LJJ
[2014] EWCA Civ 763
Equality Act 2010 20(3), Council Directive 2000/78/EC 5
England and Wales
Appeal fromHainsworth v Ministry of Defence EAT 16-Jul-2013
EAT Disability Discrimination : Reasonable Adjustments . .

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Updated: 04 December 2021; Ref: scu.526385