Dunnes Stores v Mary Doyle Guidera [2018]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    ILCR Determination No. EDA1838
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court (LC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Absence and Sickness, Discrimination
Issues covered: Section 83(1), Employment Equality Acts, 1998 to 2015; Discriminatory Dismissal; Disability

This case involved an appeal by both the complainant and the respondent. The complainant was an Assistant Manager who suffered from a disability and had been absent from work for over 2 years. The complainant had been dismissed on the 26th of September 2016 by the respondent as she had not been able to indicate a date of return to work in the near future and could not provide any new or update medical opinion/ information regarding her illness. The complainant submitted that she had been an exemplary employee throughout her employment until she was certified unfit for work. Over the subsequent period she continued to suffer from stress and anxiety and attended numerous meetings with

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This article is correct at 14/08/2018

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