Szczepanska v ArcRoyal Limited [2014]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Legal Body
    Equality Tribunal (EQT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Absence and Sickness, Health and Safety
Issues covered: Disability; Reasonable Accommodation; Successful Defence

The complainant was employed by the respondent since 2007. In 2009 she suffered an accident at work injuring her shoulder. Her usual duties were as a general operative in the warehouse and occasionally she worked in the “clean room” and on a computer printing labels. The complainant was initially allocated duties at the computer station and was subsequently put back to her pre-injury duties. She had subsequent intermittent absences and on her return from one was subject to a disciplinary process. 

There was a volume of correspondence between the parties, some being requests for lighter work and others related to H&S. Her GP’s report to the employer resulted in her not receiving any

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