2008. this is an employment law case
this is about discrimination. it is possible to discriminate against disabled. is it possible to discriminate against people because they are related to the disabled?
the advocate general said the law is there to combat all forms of discrimination and that includes peiple who are discriminated against becuase of their kin
Sharon COleman worked for a law firm. her son had a problem with hus larynx and other things
the firm said she used her son’s illness as a reason to try to manipulate her working time
she launched an action for unfair dismissal under the EMployment Rights Act
Disability Discrimination Act was also invoked
The ECJ awarded the case to Miss Coleman