An Employee v An Employer Posted In: Case Law
Legal BodyEquality Tribunal (EQT)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDiscrimination and Equality, Pay
The complainant in this case is a producer with 'A Broadcasting Company'. She stated that she has suffered from back, shoulder and neck problems for the past twenty years which were exacerbated by a bike accident in Spring 2006. Her complaints revolved around various assignments which she said would exacerbate her condition and the alleged failure of the respondent to make reasonable accommodations in relation to those assignments.
In a lengthy decision, the EO found for the complainant in relation to reasonable accommodation and also that the respondent discriminated against the complainant when it placed her on leave and delayed her return to work. The EO awarded €40 compensation.
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