Mr. Fergal Reilly v United Parcels Service CSTC Ireland Ltd [2013]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Legal Body
    Equality Tribunal (EQT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Discrimination
Issues covered: Disability; Reasonable accommodation; Constructive discriminatory dismissal; Consideration of cost of reasonable accommodation

The complainant worked with UPS since 1999 and was promoted to lead driver in 2002.  The respondent indicated that over time the time allowed for administrative duties as part of this role was compressed into 45 minutes.  In 2009 the complainant was certified as unfit for work until on 27 April 2010 he was certified as fit for work on light duties from 11 May 2010.  The respondent received a letter from its own occupational health specialist dated 4 May 2010 indicating that the complainant was capable of all non-manual handling activities.  The complainant turned up for work on 11 May 2010 much to the surprise of the Operations Manager.  An impromptu meeting was

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