To all of you out there worrying that the DDA won't mean you'll keep your job, here's a tale to cheer you up. My former employer was a disability charity but a new manager was appointed who knew about disability employment law what Bart Simpson knows about quantam physics. Anyway, she asked me if I was claiming DLA under the belief that if I wasn't, I wasn't really disabled. She took away my flexible working hours and claimed that I did not need specialist equipment to do my job, and she damn well wasn't going to pay for it.
She also made me photocopy hospital appointment letters, and left them lying about the office (data protection, any-one?)
Anyway, it got to the point where I could no longer work there. constructive dismissal, friends. But all was not lost! the Industrial Tribunal frowns on the withhlodling of reasonable adjustments and the unreasonable holding of medical appointment letters. Frankly, my employer was screwed and settled out of court.
It took 8 months for me to find another job. In this job I have a seat with arms, flexible hours, the right to work at home on really bad days and time off for appointments with no nosy feckers keeping hold of my details. Nice employers do exist.