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Occipital Limited v Joseph Hayes [2018]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    ILCR Determination No. EDA184
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Unfair Dismissal, Sickness and Absence, Discrimination and Equality
Issues covered: Section 83(1), Employment Equality Acts, 1998 to 2011; Failure to Accommodate; Constructive Dismissal

This case involved a claim that the complainant's former employer had failed to provide appropriate measures to accommodate his disability and had discriminatorily constructively dismissed him.

The complainant had suffered an injuries at work in 2012 and 2013 which resulted in periods of absence from work. In addition, he had been diagnosed with early onset Multiple Sclerosis. The complainant returned to work following these injuries but despite both his GP and the company doctor recommending work of a light physical demand he was placed back into his old physically-demanding job. The

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This article is correct at 01/02/2018
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