O’Leary v HSE SouthPosted In: Case Law
Legal BodyEquality Tribunal (EQT)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDiscrimination and Equality
The complainant is a paramedic who applied for the position of Emergency Medical Controller, was successful and placed on a panel in 2009. In 2012 a male comparator was appointed to a post left vacant in Cork on the retirement of the previous incumbent without competition and in spite of the complainant being on a panel. The control centre in Cork was closed in 2013. The complainant asserted that the continued refusal to allow her finish her advanced paramedic training was further discrimination of her on the gender ground.
The respondent asserted that training for the controller post began by “sitting with Nelly” on the person’s own time. The male to female
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