Tom Moloney Limited trading as Squire Maguires v Mr Thomas Keogh [2016]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    ADA 1617
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court (LC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Absence and Sickness, Discrimination
Issues covered: Disability Discrimination; Reasonable Accommodation; Medical Certificate; Constructive Dismissal; Refusal to Allow Return to Work After Illness


The complainant worked full time as a barman in the respondent’s premises from August 2008 until October 2012, when he alleged that he was constructively dismissed due to a disability from his job. The complainant had attempted to take his own life on two occasions and was undergoing treatment during a one-week absence from work between 15th and 22nd October 2012. 

The complainant met with the owner of the respondent pub on two occasions (22nd and 31st October) to update the respondent on his condition and to arrange for his return to work. 

The respondent outlined to the Labour Court that he was worried about the complainant. It was alleged by the complainant that he

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This article is correct at 15/08/2016

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