Noonan Services Group Limited v Elvira Kravcova [2016]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court (LC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
Issues covered: Section 9(1), Unfair Dismissals Acts, 1977 to 2015; Unfair Dismissal; Health Concerns

This case concerned a claim that the complainant was unfairly dismissed. Following the complainant raising health issues with her employer, she was referred to the company's occupational medical advisors on two separate occasions. They found that she was at best partially fit for her tasks and would benefit from a change of work. The complainant also submitted a note from her GP in the meantime which stated she should not do heavy physical work. Following this, she was called to a meeting with the respondent in which she was dismissed.

The Court found that the medical evidence clearly showed that she was not fully fit for the demanding tasks of a cleaner. However, the Respondent did not

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This article is correct at 06/01/2017

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