disability discrimination

disability discrimination
treatment of an employee less favourably than the treatment of others for a reason that relates to a disabled person's disability and other forms of discrimination such as booking hotel accommodation: Disability Discrimination Act 1995.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.

disability discrimination
Under the Disability Discrimination Act 1995, disability discrimination can take one of four forms:
direct discrimination against a disabled person on grounds of their disability.
• Less favourable treatment of a disabled person for a reason related to their disability, where the treatment is not justified (disability-related discrimination).
• A failure to comply with a duty to make a reasonable adjustment.
• Discrimination by way of victimisation.
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