‘Pre-cancerous’ conditions found to be a disability under the Equality Act

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has ruled that ‘cancer’ for the purposes of the Equality Act 2010 includes pre-cancerous lesions, as it upheld the unfair dismissal appeal of a woman who suffered from a lesion that could have become malignant.

In the case of Lofty v Hamis, the EAT considered the definition of a disability under the Equality Act.

Read the full report published by People Management (16/03/2018)