Sea and Shore Safety Services Ltd. And Amanda Byrne

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    EDA143
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Unfair Dismissal, Discrimination and Equality
Issues covered: Appeal of Equality Tribunal Decision; Disability; Reasonable accommodation; Harassment; Victimisation; Discriminatory dismissal; Phobia as a disability

This appeal was brought by the complainant Ms. Byrne in respect of a Tribunal decision which had not upheld her claims of discrimination.  Although the Tribunal Decision appears to have been anonymised, from the content it appears to be DEC-E2013-033.

The complainant suffered from a phobia of rodents and her workplace suffered an infestation of rodents following ground development work on an an adjacent site.  Both the Tribunal and the Labour Court accepted that the complainant suffered from a disability.  While the Tribunal Decision provides more of the medical information

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This article is correct at 25/02/2014
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