A Pupil v A School ADJ-00000449

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Legal Body
    Workplace Relations Commission (WRC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discipline, Discrimination, Tribunal Practice, Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues
Issues covered: Equal Status; Extension of time; Test for dispensing with notification requirement

The complainant in this case was diagnosed with a rare bone disease and asserted he required accommodations.  He also asserted he was continuously put down by the Principal and degraded in front of the whole class.  The respondent asserted that the complainant’s claim was time barred.  The Decision refers to the claim being submitted as an Employment Equality claim.  This may be an error as the matter of whether the claim was lodged under the correct statute is not further addressed.

The Adjudicator considered the notification period which can be extended for reasonable cause from two months to four months.  It appears the complainant would have missed this four

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This article is correct at 26/07/2016

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