McDonald v Road Safety Operations Ireland Ltd. T/A Go Safe [2014]

  • Case Reference
    DEC-E2014-069
  • Legal Body
    Equality Tribunal
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Unfair Dismissal, Discrimination and Equality
Issues covered: Disability; Discriminatory Dismissal; Failure to Provide Reasonable Accommodation

The complainant began working with the respondent on 12 January 2011 as a Speed Monitoring/Surveying operator. Just two months later on 13 March 2011 he suffered severe psychological injury as a result of a petrol attack on his speed survey van which was set alight while he was inside. His employer paid him while he was on sick leave and he forwarded his cheques from the Department of Social Protection to the employer. He was sent to occupational health (OH) twice, on 27 June 2011 and 10 October 2011. He was dismissed after this second visit when according to the respondent he was adamant

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This article is correct at 27/11/2015
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