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Recent case law involving a firm of solicitors established that employers must not discriminate against a worker for reasons that they have a disabled dependent. Yet another law firm is accused of similar abuse as a non-disabled typist named Teri McCue is attempting to bring a disability discrimination claim in an employment tribunal because “she was forced to sit alone because her employers were unhappy with the time she had needed to care for her son”. 

Ross Harper Solicitors have dismissed the claim as “simply preposterous”, saying they “bent over backwards” for Miss McCue and had often granted her time off at the last minute. More at this link

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