Disability Under the Equality Act
Disability is a protected characteristic under Section 6 of the Equality Act 2010 (EQA 2010).This guide explains the definition of disability under the Act and provides you with the resources to structure your grievance or employment tribunal claim correctly.
You have a disability if you have an impairment that has a substantial and long-term adverse effect on your ability to carry out normal daily activities. Section 39 EQA 2010 makes it unlawful for an employer to discriminate against disabled people who are;
Last Updated: [06/01/2022]