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Adjustments for disabled employees when issuing disciplinary warnings and managing sickness absence

Employers should consider the duty to make reasonable adjustments for disabled employees when issuing disciplinary warnings and managing sickness absence.

This was made clear by the Court of Appeal in its judgment in the recent case of Griffiths v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions which considered the relationship between reasonable adjustments and the application of absence management policies.

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