A State Authority v A Worker [2013]

  • Case Reference
    HSD1314
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Health and Safety, Pay and Conditions of Employment
Issues covered: Safety Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005; Penalisation

This case involved an appeal against a Rights Commissioner's findings. 

The claimant was a teacher. She alleged that she was penalised by the Respondent, contrary to s.27 of the Act, by being referred to a psychiatrist for assessment, being prevented from undertaking her teaching duties and in being removed from the Respondent’s payroll.

The Claimant was certified as unfit for work by a consultant psychiatrist in respect of a series of extensive absences over four academic years, although the certificates issued did not specify the nature of the Claimant’s illness.

She was directed by the

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This article is correct at 15/11/2013
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