Galo v Bombardier Aerospace UK [2016]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    NICA 25
  • Legal Body
    NI Court of Appeal (NICA)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
Issues covered: Disability Discrimination; Reasonable Adjustment; Access to Justice; Fair Procedures

The Northern Ireland Court of Appeal has ruled that an employment failed to reasonably accommodate the needs of a claimant with Asperger's Syndrome.

The NICA concluded that the appellant did not benefit from a fair procedural hearing in the course of the various Case Management Hearings and the hearing itself. Those findings will be of particular interest to the OITFET and other NI courts, as well as lawyers and other representatives operating within other legal systems, including the Republic of Ireland, where the statutory concept of reasonable accommodation is largely analogous to reasonable adjustment in the UK. The Court made a final observation in relation to adjournments, arguments

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This article is correct at 01/07/2016

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