An Employee v A Transport Company [2013]

  • Case Reference
    DEC-E2013-080
  • Legal Body
    Equality Tribunal
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Sickness and Absence
Issues covered: Disability; Sick leave; Reasonable accommodation

This case centres on the sick absences of the complainant while he was employed for 8 months with the respondent.  During that time he was absent for 23 days for a variety of issues.  His final certificate referred to stress and depression.  The Equality Officer found that the complainant was suffering from a disability as set out in the Acts. 

 

Ten of the absence days were in respect of the disability, depression.  The Equality Officer proceeded to consider if it was reasonable for the respondent to terminate the complainant’s employment based on the remaining

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This article is correct at 20/09/2013
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