Arravasc Limited v Gerard Cahill Posted In: Case Law
Case ReferenceILCR Determination No. EDA1635
Legal BodyLabour Court (LC)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionAbsence and Sickness, Discrimination and Equality
This case concerns a claim of discriminatory dismissal on the grounds of disability. The complainant had applied for work through an agency and commenced work with the respondent. A number of months later the complainant suffered a heart attack. Following a meeting with the agency he was informed that the respondent was not prepared to wait until he recovered and was dismissed.
The respondent stated that it did not consider it had a responsibility to reasonably accommodate the complainant as he was employed through the agency. However, the Court held that the respondent had failed in its duty to the complainant. It found that the respondent had discriminated against the complainant on the
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