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An Employee v An Employer [2012]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Legal Body
    Equality Tribunal
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Unfair Dismissal, Discrimination and Equality
Issues covered: Reasonable Accommodation; Dismissal

In An Employee –v-v An Employer (DEC-E2011-111) an Equality Officer set out general guidance for all employers faced with potentially disabled employees who might be dismissed:

* the onus is on the employer to take certain steps

* The employer must ensure that s/he has fully established the factual position of impairment and the likely duration of this condition on the employee;

* The employer must establish what, if any, special treatment and/or features that maybe available to allow the employee to become fully capable, this will then be further considered with regard to nominal costs, and,


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This article is correct at 29/05/2012

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Deirdre Crowley
Crowley Solicitors

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