Emily Yeardley, Employment Solicitor and Associate at BakerLaw LLP, was invited to lecture on disability discrimination for The At Work Partnership’s Practical Occupational Health Law Certificate.
The module formed part of a practical three-day qualification organised by The At Work Partnership with the support of Brunel University London. The qualification is designed to provide occupational health professionals with an in-depth understanding of occupation health law at work.
The At Work Partnership is committed to researching, evaluating and disseminating high quality, reliable and evidence-based information to enable occupational health and HR professionals to carry out their work in accordance with best practice and all of the latest legal and medical changes.
Emily’s module focused on the key concepts and legislation relating to disability discrimination, in particular the provisions under the Equality Act 2010. Emily applied to law to the key role occupational health practitioners play in assisting employers to comply with the legislation.
Nicola Kosmin, Conferences and Events at [The At Work Partnership Ltd]: “We are so grateful to Emily for her contribution on the course. It went very well and the modules were very well received, especially as this is the first time this course was delivered virtually. Emily has an expert knowledge of disability discrimination law which she shared in a clear and relevant manner with our students.”
Emily has experience providing a full range of employment advice, but has a particular interest in advising on issues of ill health at work and disability discrimination. In addition to her employment law services, Emily also contributes to The At Work Partnership’s Occupational Health [at Work] Journal for Occupational Health Practitioners and provides training and seminars for employers and HR professionals.
If you would like to discuss how issues relating to ill health at work and/ or disability discrimination, please contact Emily Yeardley in BakerLaw’s Employment Department.