A Worker and a Company

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Equality Tribunal (EQT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Discrimination
Issues covered: Disability; reasonable accommodation; brain tumour; discriminatory dismissal

At the outset of his investigation the Equality Officer first addressed the issue of who the correct respondent was.  The original employer had been taken over in November 2011 under a TUPE arrangement.   The former HR manager of the original employer who had transferred under the TUPE arrangement was present at the initial hearing and the reconvened hearing.  The TUPE occurred in November 2011.  The complainant was dismissed on 5 August 2011 and the Equality Officer was satisfied that the named respondent, was the employer at the relevant times. 

The complainant was employed by the respondent, a quarry business, from 2004 until he underwent surgery for a brain

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This article is correct at 29/10/2014

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