O’Rourke v Brennan Convenience Foods Ltd. T/A Food Partners (in liquidation)Posted In: Case Law
Legal BodyEquality Tribunal
Type of Claim / JurisdictionUnfair Dismissal, Discrimination and Equality
The respondent in this case did not engage with the Tribunal and therefore, in common with DEC-E2014-055 above the Equality Officer had no submission or evidence from the respondent to take account of.
The complainant was employed as a delivery driver by the respondent who employed 10 office staff and 15 drivers. While working on 30 May 2011 the complainant suffered an accident and was absent for 8 weeks. On advice, he sought a return to work to lighter, office-based duties. He was afforded two hours of this on return before being asked to pack fridges resulting in pain. The complainant was accommodated with office work for about 4 weeks and then asked to
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