The requirement for a mental impairment to be clinically well recognised for disability discrimination claims was removed 11 years ago.  

However, it remains difficult to determine whether employees suffering from "stress" or "work-related stress" qualify for protection under the Equality Act 2010.  In an article produced for ELA, Annabel Mackay considers the case of Herry v Dudley Metropolitan Council, in which the EAT provides useful guidance on where the line might be drawn.

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Annabel Mackay

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