Keep the clock running — refusal to make reasonable adjustment was continuing breach

The claimant in Jobcentre Plus v Jamil worked in a job centre some 80 minutes’ travel time from home. A combination of her disability (rheumatoid arthritis) and childcare commitments made her frequently late for work and she asked to be assigned to an office closer to home. Her request was repeatedly refused by her employers, although they did say they would keep this under review…

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