Stamping Out Disability Discrimination at Work
Published: 07 Oct 2022
In 2020, a Financial Times study found that disability discrimination claims were one of the fastest rising cases brought to the Employment Tribunal, with an annual increase of 26% from 2018 to 2019. The pandemic seems to have exacerbated this trend, with the Trades Union Congress reporting in 2021 that nearly one in three disabled workers reported unfair treatment in the workplace during Covid-19.
But why are disability discrimination claims rising?