Alan Gallagher v McCosker & SonsPosted In: Case Law
Legal BodyEquality Tribunal (EQT)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDiscrimination and Equality
The complainant worked with the respondent for 30 years as a painter. He was profoundly deaf. Following the introduction of a new Health and Safety Statement an issue arose around the complainant’s SafePass. A refresher course was organised by another employer and the complainant, along with colleagues, was to attend. The complainant was led to believe that a sign language interpreter would be available to assist him as at previous courses. The Advocacy Manager of the Irish Deaf Society stated that the complainant’s ability to understand the Safe Pass Course would have been limited without the benefit of a sign language interpreter.
However, due to what
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