School v A Worker 
Legal BodyLabour Court
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDiscrimination and Equality
This case involved an appeal to the Labour Court by the worker against a decision of the Equality Officer. The case involved a claim by the employee which claimed that the school failed to provide her with reasonable accommodation for her disability to allow her to continue in employment.
The respondent in this case is a special school which accommodates children with moderate, severe and profound disabilities. The complainant worked for the respondent as a special needs assistant and also had part time secretarial duties.
The complainant suffered serious spinal injuries as a result of an
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