DHL Supply Chain (Ireland) Limited and M.K. Human Resources Limited T/A Temple Recruitment v Monika Martela [2017]

  • Case Reference
    ILCR Determination No. EDA1721
  • Legal Body
    Workplace Adjudicator Service
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Unfair Dismissal, Sickness and Absence, Discrimination and Equality
Issues covered: Section 83(1), Employment Equality Acts, 1998 to 2011; Dismissal on Grounds of Disability; Victimisation; Agency Worker

This case involved an allegation by the complainant that she was treated less favourably and dismissed on the grounds of disability. She also claimed that she had been victimised by M.K. Human Resources Limited (the Agency) for previously referring a complaint. The complainant had been on long-term placement with DHL since December 2010 before going on sick leave on the 5th February 2013. She was certified as fit to return to work from the 3rd June 2013 but was not facilitated with a placement in DHL again.

Both respondents claimed that this was due to a reduced demand for agency workers at

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This article is correct at 02/08/2017
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