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RE: [wanau] UK tribunal rules against US organisation

From: John M. Morse <john.morse@eduserv.org.uk>
Date: Mon, 5 Mar 2007 14:49:52 -0000
Message-ID: <3F759A9762C7F64A8B052E9D9057B1F7FC7763@eduwbl01.edu2000.com>
To: "WAI IG" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>


is now under appeal

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From: w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org [mailto:w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Charles McCathieNevile
Sent: 25 February 2007 15:02
Subject: Fwd: [wanau] UK tribunal rules against US organisation

An interesting case for those who like following legal stuff.



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Subject: [wanau] UK tribunal rules against US organisation
Date: Tue, 20 Feb 2007 01:47:40 +0100

The Project Management Institute discriminated against a blind systems
manager when it failed to make its computer-based exam accessible to
her in Scotland. The UK Employment Tribunal ruling is the first to
find a US company with no presence in the UK liable under the UK's
Disability Discrimination Act.

  Charles McCathieNevile, Opera Software: Standards Group
  hablo español  -  je parle français  -  jeg lærer norsk
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