Nano Nagle School v Daly Posted In: Case Law
Decision NumberIESC 63
Legal BodyIrish Supreme Court (IESC)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDiscrimination and Equality, Tribunal Practice, Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues
This well-known case regarding a special needs assistant at a school in Co Kerry has been considered by the Supreme Court, having previously been considered by the then Equality Tribunal, the Labour Court, the High Court and the Court of Appeal, the last of which had ruled in favour of the school and had overturned a decision of the Labour Court to find in favour of the employee and awarded €40,000.
This judgement is an important one that sets out principles involved in the requirement to consider reasonable accommodation when employees are disabled. Unfortunately for the parties, the outcome was that the case has been referred back to the Labour Court, effectively the sixth time a court
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