James Peter Maloney v Ability West CLG [2019]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Workplace Relations Commission (WRC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination, Recruitment and Selection
Issues covered: Discrimination and Equality; Age Discrimination; Recruitment and Selection

This case was brought by the Complainant after the Respondent decided to withdraw the part-time permanent contract of employment that was offered to him upon realising he was 65 years old.

The Complainant applied for the position of a minibus driver with the Respondent in May 2017. The essential criteria for the role involved the applicant holding the correct driver permit as well as having “an awareness of and an interest in the needs of people with an intellectual and physical disability”. The advertisement for the position within the Respondent company affirmed that it was pleased to be an equal opportunity workplace. As part of the recruitment process the Complainant was obliged to

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This article is correct at 29/05/2019

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